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Mammillaria limonensis

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Kakt. and. Sukk. 36(3): 44 (1985)

  • Body: Plants usually clustering to make large clumps. Stems ovoid to cylindric, gray-green, 4 – 12 cm (1.6 – 4.7 in) high, 3 – 5 cm (1.2 – 2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Slightly tapered cylindrical, stubby, flattened apically.
  • Axil: With wool and bristly hairs (to 14).
  • Radial spine: 14 – 20, bristle to fine-needle like, white, 4 to 7 mm long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 7, needle-like, the lower longer, thicker, hooked, brown to black, paler below, 7 – 18 mm long.
  • Flower: Pink, about 15 mm long and wide.
  • Fruit: Scarlet.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Jalisco, Mexico.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 166.
    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 427.
  • Synonymes:
    M. fittkaui ssp limonensis

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