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Mammillaria pondii ssp pondii

  • First description by Greene, Pittonia 1: 268 (1889)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later branching to form small clumps. Stems cylindrical, to 30 cm (12 in) long, 3 – 7 cm (1.2 – 2.8 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical.
  • Axil: With bristles.
  • Radial spine: 20 – 30, slender, white, sometimes brownish.
  • Central spine: 4 – 5, one rigid and strongly hooked, whitish with dark brown tips, to 25 mm (1 in) long.
  • Flower: to 50 mm (2 in) long; stamens sometimes exserted.
  • Fruit: Purplish red.
  • Seed:
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Cedros Island, Baja California, Mexico. Altitude near sea level to 200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 235.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 166 – Cochemiae pondii.
  • Synonymes:
    Cochemiea pondii

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