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Mammillaria schiedeana ssp schiedeana

  • First description by Ehrenberg, Allg. Gartenz. 6: 249 (1838)

  • Body: Plants usually clustering. Stems flattened globose, dark green, 5 – 10 cm (2 – 3.9 in) high, 8 – 10cm in diameter.
  • Roots: Fleshy
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical, tapered towards the tips.
  • Axil: With white woolly hairs protuding above the tubercules or absent.
  • Radial spine: Up to 120, in several series, fine, pubescent, white, yellowish towards the bases and golden yellow at the base, or all yellow, 2 – 5 mm long, tips hairlike.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: White, to 1 – 1.5 cm long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Bright carmine red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Geographic Distribution: Hidalgo, Queretaro, Mexico. Altitude 1.300 – 5.000 m.
  • Comments: This species has a fleshy root that should be carefully handled during repotting. It is slow in growth, and the best specimens form tightly compacted whorls of tubercles. Capable of forming moderate sized clumps with time. It should be grown in a mix that is rich in limestone.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 261.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 441.
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