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Mammillaria nunezii ssp bella

  • First description by Backeberg, Beitr. Sukkulentenk. 1941: 5 (1941)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary, occasionally forming offsets. Stems globose to cylindrical, gray-green, to 15 cm (5.9 in) high, 6 – 9 cm (2.4 – 3.5 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical to bluntly four-angled.
  • Axil: With bristles.
  • Radial spine: up to 20 , stiff, slender, white, 5 – 7 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 6, straight or occasionally hooked, white with reddish tips, 10 – 15 mm (0.4 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, carmine, to 15 mm (0.6 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, greenish white tinged with pink, to 25 mm (1 in) long
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -2? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Guerrero, Mexico. Altitude 1.200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 209.

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

    M. deliusiana

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Mammillaria Nunezii/Mammillaria nunezii ssp bella (syn. M. bella) – ML 28 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


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Mammillaria Nunezii/Mammillaria nunezii ssp bella (syn. M. bella) – ML 28 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Nunezii/Mammillaria nunezii ssp bella – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


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