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Mammillaria pilispina

  • First description by J.A. Purpus, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 22: 150 (1912)

  • Body: Plants forming clumps. Stems semiglobose, to 4 cm (1.6 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: With wool and a few hairlike bristles.
  • Radial spine: Several, very fine, pubescent, hairlike, white, in a ring behind the other spines.
  • Central spine: 7, erect, straight and 6 subradial spines at the top and on the sides of the areoles, white, yellow basally, with dark tips, pubescent, 6 – 7 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Flower: Creamy white, sometimes with pinkish midveins, 15 – 20 mm (0.6 – 0.8 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Reddish orange.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 900 – 1.500 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 229.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 437.
  • Synonymes:
    M. rayonensis

    M. sanluisensis

    M. subtilis

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Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina (syn. M. rayonensis) – ML 453 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina (syn. M. rayonensis) – ML 453 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina (syn. M. rayonensis) – ML 453 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina (syn. M. sanluisensis) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina – ML 115 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina – ML 511 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Pilispina/Mammillaria pilispina – SB822 – MG843-8-95 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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