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Mammillaria stella-de-tacubaya

  • First description by Heese, Gartenflora 53: 214 (1904)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary. Stems globose, grayish green, 4 – 5 cm (1.6 – 2 in) high, 4 – 6 cm (1.6 – 2.4 in) in diameter, obscured by white spines.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Short cylindrical, rounded apically.
  • Axil: Sparsely woolly.
  • Radial spine: 35 – 60, white, interlacing, flattened against the stem surface, bristle-like, 3 – 7 mm (to 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1, often absent, hooked, whitish with dark tip, 4 – 11 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Reddish white to greenish white, with reddish brown midveins, to 15 m (0.6 in) long.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, brownish red, 9 – 15 mm(0.4 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Brownish black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Durango, Mexico. Altitude 1.300 – 2.300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 282.

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

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