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Mammillaria surculosa

  • First description by Boedeker, Monatsschr. Deutsche Kakt.-Ges. 3: 78 (1931)

  • Body: Plants solitary or forming clusters. Stems globose, dark green, to 3 cm (1.2 in) high and 2 cm (0.8 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Taproots stout.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 5 – 8
  • Tubercule: Tapering cylindrical, flabby, rounded apically.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: About 15, white, 8 – 10 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1, hooked, needle-like, amber yellow with dark tip, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, sulpher yellow, sweetly scented, to 18 mm (0.7 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Green to greenish brown.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -2? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 1.000 – 1.200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 285.

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

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Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – ML567 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – ML567 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo Manfred Stober tula 1.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo Manfred Stober tula 2.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo Manfred Stober tula 3.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo Franck Martin 2.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Surculosa/Mammillaria surculosa – Photo et plante Franck Martin 3.jpg


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