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Mammillaria scrippsiana

  • First description by (Britton & Rose) Orcutt, Cactography 8 (1926)

  • Body: Plants solitary, sometimes clustering. Stems globose to short cylindrical, blue-green, to 10 cm (3.9 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Firm, nearly oval.
  • Axil: Very woolly.
  • Radial spine: 8 – 10, slender, bristle-like, pink with reddish tips, to 7 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: Usually 2, brown, slightly divergent, 5 – 10 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Wide funnelform, pinkish yellow to deep purplish pink, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, whitish pink to red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Jalisco, Nayarit, Durango and Zacatecas, Mexico. Altitude 900 – 2.000 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 267.

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

    M. pseudoscrippsiana var rooksbyana

    M. scrippsiana var autlanensis

    M. scrippsiana var pseudoscrippsiana

    M. scrippsiana var rooksbyana

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Mammillaria Scrippsiana/Mammillaria scrippsiana (syn. M. scrippsiana var. autlanensis) – Arizona- Phoenix- Desert Botanical Garden – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Scrippsiana/Mammillaria scrippsiana – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


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