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Mammillaria tepexicensis

  • First description by Meyran, Cact. Suc. Mex. 36(3): 62-64,72 (1991)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems globose, dark green, 2 – 3 cm (0.8 – 1.2 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 27 – 30, stiff to somewhat flexible, straight to slightly curved, white, 5 – 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 5, occasionally up to 8, hooked, needle-like, yellow with reddish brown tips, flexible, 4 – 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Flower: Pale pink with pinkish purple midveins, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Globose, thin walled, embedded firmly between the tubercules.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 1.900 – 2.200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 287.

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

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Mammillaria Tepexicensis/Mammillaria tepexicensis (FO177) – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Tepexicensis/Mammillaria tepexicensis – FO-177 – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Tepexicensis/Mammillaria tepexicensis – ML 186 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Tepexicensis/Mammillaria tepexicensis – ML186 – WH-97 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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