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Mammillaria marcosii

  • First description by Fitz Maurice & Glass, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 69(1): 10-14 (1997)

  • Body: Plants forming irregular clumps. Stems globose to short cylindrical, to 5 cm (2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Soft, cylindrical, with round tips.
  • Axil: With wool and up to 15 crinkly bristles to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 25, radiating, needle-like, straight, white, 4 – 12 mm (to 0.5 in) long.
  • Central spine: 7 – 14, mostly radiating, ascending, needle-like, white to yellow to reddish brown to brown, 10 – 20 mm (0.4 – 0.8 in) long, one descending and variably hooked, all other straight.
  • Flower: Yellowish white with pinkish tint, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and 10 mm ( 0.4 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Obovate to cylindrical, red, 6 – 13 mm (0.2 – 0.5 in) long, not rising above the spines.
  • Seed: Brownish black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate: Volcanic rock.
  • Geographic Distribution: Guanajuato, Mexico. Altitude 1.400 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 181.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 429.
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria Marcosii/Mammillaria marcosii – Photo Willy.jpg


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Monstruosous And Cristate/Mammillaria marcosii cristata – Photo Jordi 1.jpg


Monstruosous And Cristate/Mammillaria marcosii cristata – Photo Jordi.jpg