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Mammillaria huitzilopochtli ssp niduliformis

  • First description by Lau, Mamm. Soc. J. 34(4): 46-49 (1994)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later clustering in untidy clumps. Stems at first globose, later cylindric, 8 cm high, 6 cm in diameter, slightly depressed.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: With dense white wool in the flowering area.
  • Radial spine: about 22, glassy whie, brown at base, 1.5 mm long.
  • Central spine: 2 (occasionally up to 4), brown or black, 2 cm long, curving, one up one down, the lower slightly longer, flexible, thicker at the base.
  • Flower: Carmine, 15 mm long, 10 mm wide. Stigmas carmine.
  • Fruit: Red.
  • Seed: Brown, very small.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 450 – 500 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 143.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 423.
  • Synonymes:
    M. huitzilopochtli var niduliformis

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