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Mammillaria tezontle

  • First description by Fitz Maurice, Cact. Suc. Mex. 40(3): 59 (1995)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems depressed globose, 10 mm high, 15 – 20 mm in diameter.
  • Roots: Thick fibrous.
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: With wool and occasionally bristles.
  • Radial spine: 14 – 20, yellowish white, pubescent, 3 – 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 4, one or more hooked, yellowish white, pubescent, 3 – 4 mm long.
  • Flower: Yellowish white, 10 mm long, 15 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Green.
  • Seed: Blackish brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate: Tezontle, lava frost.
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 289.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – referred to M. crinita
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – ML 690 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – ML 690 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – Photo Hugo De Cock 1.jpg


Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – Photo Hugo De Cock 2.jpg


Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – Photo – Tom Twijnstra.jpg


Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Tezontle/Mammillaria tezontle – Photo Luc.jpg


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