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Mammillaria standleyi

  • First description by Britton & Rose, The Cact. 4: 97(1923)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary, but at times forming large clumps. Stems globose, pale green, to 10 cm (3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Firm, conical, keeld.
  • Axil: With wool when young, later with 5 – 7 white bristles.
  • Radial spine: About 16, slightly spreading, white with darker tips, 4 – 8 mm (to 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4, reddish-brown, erect, 5 – 9 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, purplish red, to 12 mm (0.5 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, scarlet, 12 – 16 mm (0.5 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Chihuahua, Sinaloa, *Sonora, Mexico. Altitude 500 – 1.750 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 281.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 445.
  • Synonymes:
    M. hertrichiana

    M. xanthina (?)

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Mammillaria Standleyi/Mammillaria standleyi (syn. M. hertrichiana) – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Standleyi/Mammillaria standleyi (syn. M. hertrichiana) Origine Hans Boon – Photo Francois.jpg


Mammillaria Standleyi/Mammillaria standleyi at Arizona Sonora Desert Museum – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Standleyi/Mammillaria standleyi at Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


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