Species Description – Result


– Back to Species list –

Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis

  • First description by Craig & Dawson, Allan Hancock Found. Occ. Pap. 2: 57 (1948)

  • Body: Plants branching basally or dividing dichotomously. Stems globose to short cylindrical, blue-green to dark green, to 15 cm high and 5 – 7.5 in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules firm, pyramidal.
  • Axil: With much wool and many tortuous bristles.
  • Radial spine: 3 – 5, awl-like, straight to slightly curved, reddish, becoming chalky white with age, the upper shorter, 2 – 5 mm long, the lowermost the longest, to 25 or even 50 mm long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Funnelform, pale cream with red-brown to scarlet midstripe, 18 mm long, 10 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Bright red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: NW of Nejapa, Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 850 – 1.650 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 155.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 425.
  • Synonymes:
    M. nejapensis

    M. nejapensis var brevispina

    M. nejapensis var longispina

Pictures

Picture in the galery related to the keyword :

nejapensis


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis) – ML 262 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis) – ML 262 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis) – ML 383 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis)- – ML 262 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis)- ML 260 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis)- ML 381 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis (syn. M. nejapensis)- ML 381 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp nejapensis – distribution map.gif