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Mammillaria hutchinsoniana ssp louisae

  • First description by Lindsay, Desert Plant Life 11: 166 (1939) – as M. louisae

  • Body: Simple, occasionally branched, 1 – 3.5 cm tall, 1.5 – 3 cm wide.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: About 11, 5 – 7 mm long, light tan, dark tipped.
  • Central spine: 4, brown with darker tips, 8 – 10 mm long, the lowest one longest and hooked.
  • Flower: White or light pink with lavender pink midstripe, outer segments olive to brownish green, about 3.5 – 4 cm in diameter. Long olive-green (more commonly brown) stigmas.
  • Fruit: Red, large and fat.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Baja California, Mexico. (restricted to the coastal region near Socorro).
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 147.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 424.
  • Synonymes:
    M. louisae

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Mammillaria Hutchinsoniana/Mammillaria hutchinsoniana ssp louisae – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Hutchinsoniana/Mammillaria hutchinsoniana ssp louisae – Photo Luc Laermans.jpg


Mammillaria Hutchinsoniana/Mammillaria hutchinsoniana ssp louisae – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Hutchinsoniana/Mammillaria hutchinsoniana ssp louisae – SB1484 – MG739-3-91 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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