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Mammillaria marksiana

  • First description by Krainz, Sukkulentenk. 2: 21 (1948)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later forming clumps. Stems flattened globose, light or yellowish green, 6 – 15 cm (2.4 – 5.9 in) high, 5 – 12 cm (2 – 4.7 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules pyramidal, weakly four-sided.
  • Axil: Woolly, sometimes densely so in the flowering zones.
  • Radial spine:
  • Central spine: Difficult to distinguish as centrals and radials, variable in number, 4 – 21, thin, needle-like, golden yellow to brown, 5 – 8 mm 0.2 – 0.2 in) long.
  • Flower: Bright greenish yellow, 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Seed: Small, brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Durango and Sinaloa, Mexico. Altitude 400 – 2.000 m.
  • Comments: An easy species, but not a fast grower. May tend to have the normally light green body become yellowish in bright light. Given enough time will form moderately large sized clumps. An average soil mix is acceptable, as there are no special cultural requirements.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 182.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 430.
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Mammillaria Marksiana/Mammillaria marksiana (Origine Hans Boon) – Photo Francois.jpg


Mammillaria Marksiana/Mammillaria marksiana – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Marksiana/Mammillaria marksiana – Photo et plante Franck Martin 1.jpg


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Mammillaria Marksiana/Mammillaria marksiana flower – photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


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