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Mammillaria morganiana

  • First description by Tiegel in Moeller’s Deutsche Gartenz. 48: 397 (1933)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later branching dichotomously and forming clumps. Stems globose to short cylindrical, depressed apically, bright bleu green, to 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal.
  • Axil: With fine hairs to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Radial spine: 40 – 50, white, fine, needle- to hairlike, twisting and interlacing, to 12 mm (0.5 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 5, straight, needle-like, white with brown tips, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Cream to pink, with deep pink midveins, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Guanajuato, Queretaro, Mexico. Altitude 1.380 – 1.700 m.
  • Comments: A slow growing species that will take many years to form a good sized clump. Other than a recognition of the subsequent low demands for fertilizer and water, the grower has no special conditions to meet except for bright light.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 197.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 433.
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria Morganiana/Mammillaria morganiana – ML 487 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Morganiana/Mammillaria morganiana – ML 487 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Morganiana/Mammillaria morganiana – ML 655 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Morganiana/Mammillaria morganiana – ML 659 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Morganiana/Mammillaria morganiana – ML 659 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Morganiana/Mammillaria morganiana – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


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