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Mammillaria magnimamma

  • First description by Haworth, Phil. Mag. 63: 41 (1824)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later branching basally to form large clumps barely rising above ground level. Stems flattened globose to globose, gray-green to dark blue-green, 10 – 12 cm (3.9 – 4.7 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Firm, four-sided but not sharply angled.
  • Axil: With dense white wool, especially when young.
  • Radial spine: 2 – 5, sometimes more, extremely variable, unequal, awl shaped, whitish to yellowish, with dark tips, 15 – 45 mm (0.6 – 1.8 in) long, lower one curving downwards.
  • Central spine: Usually absent.
  • Flower: Dirty cream coloured with reddish midveins, to deep purplish pink, 20 – 25 mm (0.8- 1 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Widespread throughout central Mexico in Hidalgo, Guerrero, Mexico, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Queretaro, Guanajuato, Tapaulimas, Nuevo Leon and San Luis Potosi. Altitude 100 – 2.700 m.
  • Comments: One of the least demanding members of the genus. A wide range of growing conditions is tolerated, but to produce the best plants, growth should be encouraged with regular applications of fertilizer at half strength. Some forms of this species will form numerous fairly small heads, while other forms have larger and fewer heads in a clump.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 176.

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

    M. bucareliensis var multiflora

    M. bucareliensis var tamaulipa

    M. centricirrha

    M. macracantha

    M. priessnitzii

    M. rioverdense

    M. saxicola


    M. seitziana sensu Reppenhagen

    M. seitziana var tolantongensis

    M. vagaspina

    M. vallensis

    M. vallensis var brevispina

    M. zuccariniana

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Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. bucarelensis var tamaulipa) – ML 667 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. bucarelensis var tamaulipa) – ML 667 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. bucareliensis (syn M. bicornuta) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. priessnitzii) – ML 661 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. priessnitzii) – ML 661 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. priessnitzii) – ML 661 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. rioverdense) – ML 663 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. vagaspina) – ML 571 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. vagaspina) – ML 571 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. vagaspina) – ML 691 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. vallensi var brevispina) – ML 666 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn M. vallensi var brevispina) – ML 666 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. bucareliensis) – ML 485 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. saxicola) – ML 209 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. saxicola) – ML 73 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. saxicola) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. vagaspina) – ML 421 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. vagaspina) – ML 421 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. vagaspina) – ML 571 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. vagaspina) – ML 89 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. vagaspina) – ML 94 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. vagaspina) – ML 94 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. zuccariniana) – ML 402 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. zuccariniana) – ML 402 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 156 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 156 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 227 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 306 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 404 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 478 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 478 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – ML 574 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Bert Hahnraths 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Bert Hahnraths.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Norman Dennis 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Norman Dennis 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo – Marion LENNOZ.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco 1.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma fm. priessnetzii – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma fruits – Photo Stan Oome 2.jpg


Mammillaria Magnimamma/Mammillaria magnimamma fruits – Photo Stan Oome 3.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria magnimamma ( syn. M. zuccariniana) – distribution map.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria magnimamma (syn. M. saxicola) – distribution map.jpg


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