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Mammillaria roseoalba

  • First description by Boedeker, Monatsschr. Deutsche Kakt.-Ges. 1(4): 87 (1929)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems depressed globose, to 6 cm (2.4 in) high, 8 – 10 cm (3.1 – 3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Distinctly angled, keeled.
  • Axil: Densely woolly.
  • Radial spine: 4 – 5, rarely 6, slightly curved, unequal, needle-like, whitish with pink bases, to 8 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Whitish, to 30 mm (1.2 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, red, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 720 – 1.800 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 253.

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

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Mammillaria Roseoalba/Mammillaria roseoalba – ML 463 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Roseoalba/Mammillaria roseoalba – ML 463 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Roseoalba/Mammillaria roseoalba – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Roseoalba/Mammillaria roseoalba – SB285 – MG872-93 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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