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Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra

  • First description by Berg, Allg. Gartenz. 8: 130 (1840)

  • Body: Plants forming large clumps that appear white. Stems short cylindrical, light green, to 18 cm (7.1 in) high and 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Rounded.
  • Axil: With white wool and 10 – 20 long white bristles.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 20, needle-like, chalky white, interlacing, 5 – 7 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 5 – 6, erect, straight to slightly curved, pure white, to 40 mm (1.6 in) or more long.
  • Flower: Deep pink to carmine red, with darker midveins, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Carmine red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Hidalgo, Queretaro and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 900 – 1.500 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 108.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 418.
  • Synonymes:
    M. albata

    M. albata var longispina

    M. albata var sanciro

    M. leucocentra

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Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata v. sanciro) – ML 75 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata v. sanciro) – ML 77 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata) – ML 499 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata) – ML 503 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata) – ML 507 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata) – ML 508 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata) – ML 508 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. albata) – ML 514 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra (syn. M. leucocentra) – ML 62 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Geminispina/Mammillaria geminispina ssp leucocentra – Rep1049 – GK_1095-96 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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