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Mammillaria lloydii

  • First description by Britton & Rose, Cact. 4:89 (1923)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems flattened globose to cylindrical, dark green, to 10 cm (3.9 in) high, 6 – 15 cm (2.4 – 5.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Closely set, firm, four-angled.
  • Axil: Slightly woolly.
  • Radial spine: 3 – 4, ascending, glabrous, upper ones red to brown, lower ones white, 2 – 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: White with red midveins, 12 – 15 mm (0.5 – 0.6 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, dark red, to 8 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Zacatecas and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 1.900 – above 2.450 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 168.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 427.
  • Synonymes:

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