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Mammillaria mazatlanensis ssp patonii

  • First description by Bravo, An. Inst. Biol. Mex. 2: 129 (1931)

  • Body: Plants commonly forming clumps. Stems cylindrical, 12 – 15 cm (4.7 – 5.9 in) high, 4 – 5 cm (1.6 – 2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules short, conical.
  • Axil: Naked or with one or two short bristles.
  • Radial spine: 13 – 15, slender, white, needle-like, 5 – 10 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4, stronger than the radials, one slightly hooked, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Flower: Tubular, purple, 30 – 40 mm (1.2 – 1.6 in) long.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, brown, becoming reddish yellow, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Seed: Black
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: 0? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tres Marias Islands off the coast of Nayarit.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 184.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 430.
  • Synonymes:
    M. patonii

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