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Mammillaria albilanata ssp reppenhagenii

  • First description by Hunt, Mamm. Postscripts 6: (1997); Kakt. and. Sukk. 28(6): 129 (1977) – as M. reppenhagenii

  • Body: Plants simple or rarely offsetting, globose to shortly columnar, to 9 cm (occasionally to 15 cm) tall, about 6 cm in diameter.
  • Roots: fibrous.
  • Sap: with latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: With persistent, short white wool.
  • Axil: With persistent, short white wool.
  • Radial spine: Mostly 22 or 23, varying from 19 to 26, white, 2 to 3 mm long, longer at the sides.
  • Central spine: 2 to 5, usually 4, 3 to 6.5 mm long, pinkish or reddish brown at first with darker tips, later paler towards the base.
  • Flower: Carmine with lighter edges, small, 10 to 12 mm long, 5 to 8 mm wide.
  • Fruit: Red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April, May.
  • Minimum temperature: -4° C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Colima, Mexico. Altitude 900 to 1.300 m.
  • Comments: In culture, mineral/organic substrate.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 35.
  • Synonymes: <br>M. reppenhagenii

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Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp reppenhagenii (syn. M. reppenhagenii) – ML 297 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp reppenhagenii (syn. M. reppenhagenii) – ML 297 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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