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Mammillaria solisioides

  • First description by Backeberg, Cactus (Paris) no.31, suppl.3 (1952)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary, occasionally forming small clumps. Stems globose to depressed cylindrical, 2 – 4 cm (0.8 – 1.6 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Short conical.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: About 25, flexible, chalky or dirty white, pectinately arranged and flattened against the stem surface, to 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Yellow to yellowish white, to 14 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Fruit: Greenish, half-retained within the plant, barely protuding above the spines.
  • Seed: Large, black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico. Altitude 1.300 – 1.400 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 273.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 443.
  • Synonymes:
    M. pectinifera fa solisioides

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