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Mammillaria tayloriorum

  • First description by Glass & Foster, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 47(4): 173 (1975)

  • Body: Plants solitary, then branching from the sides and bases to form clumps. Stems globose to thick cylindrical, pale green, to 25 cm (9.8 in) or more high, 10 – 11 cm (3.9 – 4.3 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal.
  • Axil: Very woolly at first, later sparsely woolly and with a few bristles.
  • Radial spine: 12, slightly curved, orange-brown when young, later white with brown tips, to 9 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 2 – 5, similar to the radials.
  • Flower: Urn shaped, cherry colored with whitish margins, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Pedro Nolasco Island, Sonora, Mexico. Altitude 300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 286.

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

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Mammillaria Tayloriorum/Mammillaria tayloriorum – Flowering at 5 cm – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


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Mammillaria Tayloriorum/Mammillaria tayloriorum – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Tayloriorum/Mammillaria tayloriorum in 13 cm bulb pot – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


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