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Mammillaria roemeri spec. nov.

  • First description by Kr?ger & Rischer – MafM 26(2): 96 – 102 (2002)

  • Body: Depressed globose, sunken apically, solitary or clumping, 10 – 20 mm high and to 35 mm in diameter.
  • Roots: Taproot, 10 cm long.
  • Sap: Without latex
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical, somewhat soft, dark green to brownish green, 3 – 4 mm long, 2 – 3 mm in diameter.
  • Axil: Naked
  • Radial spine: 25 – 32, radiating, straight or curved, strongly pubescent, glassy white, 1.5 – 2.3 mm long, soft.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Funnelform, 13 – 15 mm long and wide, whitish to cream- colored with green flush. Inner petals with pink midveins on the sepals. Stigmas are yellow.
  • Fruit: Green, 3 – 4 mm long and 3 mm wide.
  • Seed: Black, spherical, 1.1 mm long and 0.95 mm in diameter.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate: Limestone slabs and fine gravel.
  • Geographic Distribution: Zacatecas, Mexico.
  • Comments: Flowering period in Mexico : November – January.
  • Bibliography: MafM 26(2): 96 – 102 (2002)
  • Synonymes:

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