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Mammillaria miegiana

  • First description by Earle Saguaroland Bull. 26: 77 (1972)

  • Body: Plants solitary, appearing white. Stems globose to short cylindrical, to 16 cm (6.3 in) high and 10 cm (3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Four-anged
  • Axil: Woolly at first, later naked.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 11, grayish white, straight or slightly curved, 8 – 9 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 2, upper ascending, lower erect, brown, 7 – 8 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Flower: Reddish pink with scarlet midveins, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long and 25 mm (1 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, cherry red, to 25 mm (1 in) long.
  • Seed: Reddish brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Sonora, Mexico. Altitude 500 – 1.300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 194.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 432.
  • Synonymes:

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