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Mammillaria magallanii

  • First description by Schmoll ex. Craig, Mamm. Handbook 225 (1945)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary. Stems globose to club shaped, green, to 6 cm (2.4 in) high and 4.5 cm (1.8 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Tubercules cylindrical.
  • Axil: With scant wool.
  • Radial spine: 70 – 75, interlacing, chalky white with orange-tan base, 2 – 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: Usually absent, sometimes one, straight, curved or hooked, orange-tan with brown tips, to 3 mm long.
  • Flower: Cream coloured with pink to brownish midveins, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Coahuila and Durango, Mexico. Altitude 1.110 to 1.900 m.
  • Comments: A very slow growing species that requires the brightest light possible. Watering should be very sparing, and the soil must be fast draining, as roots are easily lost in pots that stay damp for any length of time.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 174.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 428.
  • Synonymes:
    M. lasiacantha ssp magallanii

    M. lengdoleriana (?)

    M. neobertrandiana

    M. roseocentra (?)

Pictures

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Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii (syn. M. neobertrandia) – DH1126-93 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii (syn. M. neobertrandia) – Photo Luc.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii – ML 534 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii – ML 534 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii – Photo Hugo De Cock 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii – Photo Josef Matousek 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii v. hamatispina – ML 536 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magallani/Mammillaria magallanii v. hamatispina – ML 536 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


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Stamps – Mammillaria/Mammillaria_magallanii_republica_saharaui_1993.jpg