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Mammillaria mathildae

  • First description by Kraehenbuehl & Krainz, Kakt. and. Sukk. 24(12): 265 (1973)

  • Body: Plants forming clusters. Stems globose to flattened globose, 5 – 6 cm (2 – 2.4 in) high, to 5 cm (2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical or elongated rhomboid.
  • Axil: Some with bristles.
  • Radial spine: 9 – 11, hairlike, white, slightly pubescent, 5 – 14 mm (0.2 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 5, slightly pubescent, reddish brown, 6 – 10 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long, one hooked, others straight.
  • Flower: Pinkish white, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Fruit: Scarlet, 6 – 7 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Seed: Brownish black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Queretaro, Mexico. Altitude 1.900 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 183.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 430.
  • Synonymes:
    M. fittkaui ssp mathildae

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Mammillaria Mathildae/Mammillaria mathildae – ML 287 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Mathildae/Mammillaria mathildae – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


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