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Mammillaria formosa ssp pseudocrucigera

  • First description by Craig, Mamm. Handb. 101 (1945)

  • Body: Solitary. Stems flat-globose, to about 9 cm in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: Very dense wool.
  • Radial spine: 18, often lacking on mature areoles, 1 – 2 mm long.
  • Central spine: 2 – 6, white, tipped dark brown to black, 3 – 4 mm long.
  • Flower: Broadly pink stripped with white margins.
  • Fruit: Bright red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Queretaro and Guanajuato, Mexico. Altitude about 2.000 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 104.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 417-418.
  • Synonymes:
    M. pseudocrucigera

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Mammillaria Formosa/Mammillaria formosa ssp pseudocrucigera (syn. M. pseudocrucigera) – ML 483 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Formosa/Mammillaria formosa ssp pseudocrucigera (syn. M. pseudocrucigera) – ML 483 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Formosa/Mammillaria formosa ssp pseudocrucigera (syn. M. pseudocrucigera) – ML 483 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Formosa/Mammillaria formosa ssp pseudocrucigera – Photo Luc.jpg


Mammillaria Pseudocrucigera/Mammillaria pseudocrucigera REP 1159 – Photo Tom Twijnstra.jpg


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