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Mammillaria schumannii

  • First description by Hildmann, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 1: 125 (1891)

  • Body: Commonly forming clumps. Stems globose, usually gray-green, sometimes with violet tint, 2 – 4 cm (0.8 – 1.6 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Short, thick, four-angled basally.
  • Axil: Slightly woolly at first, later naked.
  • Radial spine: 9 – 15, thin, needle-like, white with dark tips, 6 – 12 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: Usually 1, sometimes 2 – 4, stout, pure white to dark brown, 10 – 15 mm (0.4 – 0.6 in) long, one usually hooked.
  • Flower: Rose pink, 30 – 40 mm, (1.2 – 1.6 in) in diameter; floral tubes short.
  • Fruit: Nearly dry, scarlet, breaking off just above the base, 15 – 20 mm (0.6 – 0.8 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -2? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Baja California Sur, Mexico. Altitude 10 – 200 m.
  • Comments: A low growing species that will form clumps with time. Water should be withheld in preparation for winter?s low temperatures. May be damaged if in direct sunlight, and a very fast draining soil is required. This species will flower when quite small.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 264.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 442.
  • Synonymes:
    Bartschella schumanii

    M. schumanii var globosa

    M. venusta

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Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii (syn M. schumanii var globosa) – ML 695 – Michel Lacoste .jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii (syn M. schumannii var globosa) – ML 695 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii – ML 717 A – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii – Photo Mike Ashworth.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii – Photo Norman Dennis – Another plant with multiple flowers from one axil.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii – Photo Willy Bovis.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii spines by Stan Oome.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii var globosa – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Schumannii/Mammillaria schumannii with multiple flowers from one axil- Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


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