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Mammillaria neopalmeri

  • First description by Craig, Mamm. Handb. 267 (1945)

  • Body: Plants usually forming clusters. Stems elongated globose, gray-green, to 9 cm (3.5 in) high and 5 cm (2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Tubercules blunt conical, four-sided basally.
  • Axil: With white wool and short twisted bristles.
  • Radial spine: 25 – 30, slender, needle-like, white, 5 – 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Central spine: 3 – 5, straight or occasionally hooked, brownish with dark tips, 6 – 8 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Flower: Pale greenish white to light green, sometimes with pinkish tint, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, scarlet, to 13 mm (0.5 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Benito and Guadalupe Islands, Baja California, Mexico. Altitude sea level to 300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 206.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 434.
  • Synonymes:
    M. dioica var insularis

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