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Mammillaria supertexta

  • First description by Martius ex Pfeiffer, Enum. Cact. 25 (1837)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later branching basally and from the sides to form clumps. Stems subglobose to oblong, green, 10 – 13 cm (3.9 – 5.1 in) high, 8 – 10 cm (3.1 – 3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Small, crowded, conical.
  • Axil: Very woolly, nearly covering the tubercules.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 18, slender, chalky white, lower ones longest, to 5 mm.
  • Central spine: 2, white with brown tips, to 3 mm long.
  • Flower: Small, purplish red.
  • Fruit: Not known.
  • Seed:
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 400 – 1.800 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 284.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 446.
  • Synonymes:
    M. lanata

    M. martinezii

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Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – ML 37 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – ML 397 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – Photo Christophe Blanchy 1.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – Photo Christophe Blanchy 2.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – Photo Paolo.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – Red flowered form – Photo Norman Dennis 1.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta – Salmon colored form – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta FO 001 – Photo Francesco Marzocca.jpg


Mammillaria Supertexta/Mammillaria supertexta L1116 – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


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