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Mammillaria rhodantha ssp pringlei

  • First description by J. Coulter, Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 3: 109 (1894)

  • Body: Solitary, or branching dichotomously. Stems depressed globose to globose, to 15 cm high, 12 cm in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Obtuse conical to cylindrical.
  • Axil: With fine bristle-like hairs to 10 mm long.
  • Radial spine: 18 – 22, fine, needle-like, straw yellow, 7 – 9 mm long.
  • Central spine: 6 – 8, 20 to 30 mm long, stronger than the radials, deeper yellow, the upper usually the longest and recurving and intertwining over the crown of the stem.
  • Flower: 14 – 18 mm long and in diam?tre, bright rose-purple, stigmas rose-purple or yellowish.
  • Fruit: Cylindrical to club shaped, dull purplish red, often paler and whitish or greenish at the base, 15 – 25 mm (0.6 – 1 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Queretaro, Hidalgo, Mexico. altitude 1.200 – 2.300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 252.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 440.
  • Synonymes:
    M. parensis

    M. pringlei

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Mammillaria Rhodantha/Mammillaria rhodantha ssp pringlei (syn M. pringlei) – ML 649 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Rhodantha/Mammillaria rhodantha ssp pringlei (syn. M. pringlei) – ML 282 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Rhodantha/Mammillaria rhodantha ssp pringlei – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Rhodantha/Mammillaria rhodantha ssp pringlei – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Rhodantha/Mammillaria rhodantha ssp pringlei – Photo Seb.jpg


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