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Mammillaria brandegeei ssp lewisiana

  • First description by Lindsay, Des. PL. Life 11: 167 (1939) – as M. lewisiana

  • Body: Plants solitary, flattened to globular, to 7 cm tall and 11 cm wide.
  • Roots: Thick.
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: With a short tuft of white wool.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 13, 6 to 10 mm long, light grey with brown tips.
  • Central spine: 1 – 3, long and curling over the crown of the plant, the uppermost to 20 mm long, curved upwards, the lower 8 mm, all purple-black.
  • Flower: 2 cm long, 1 cm wide, greenish yellow.
  • Fruit: White to pink.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Baja California, Mexico. Altitude 100 – 150 m.
  • Comments: A collectors' plant with a quite different appearance from the type.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 61.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 410.
  • Synonymes: <br>M. lewisiana

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Mammillaria Brandegeei/Mammillaria brandegeei ssp lewisiana – Photo Gerard Denis.jpg


Mammillaria Brandegeei/Mammillaria brandegeei ssp lewisiana – Photo Hugo de Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Brandegeei/Mammillaria brandegeei ssp lewisiana – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


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