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Mammillaria peninsularis

  • First description by Britton & Rose, The Cact. 4: 85 (1923)

  • Body: Plants solitary or forming clumps, barely rising above ground level. Stems flattened globose, blue-green, to 10 cm (3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 5 – 8
  • Tubercule: Erect, pointed, four-angled.
  • Axil: With long white wool at first, later naked.
  • Radial spine: 4 – 8, one nearly central in location, nearly erect, stiff, light brown with darker tips, to 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Central spine: Usually absent.
  • Flower: Pale yellow or greenish, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Brown.
  • Seed:
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Geographic Distribution: Southern tip of the peninsula, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Altitude 10 – 200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 216.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 435.
  • Synonymes:

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