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Mammillaria theresae

  • First description by Cutak, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 39(6): 239 (1967)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary, sometimes clustering. Stems subglobose to cylindrical, olive green, sometimes with purplish tint, to 4 cm (1.6 in) high, 1 – 3 cm (0.4 – 1.2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Taproots stout.
  • Sap: without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: sparesely woolly.
  • Radial spine: 22 – 30, plumose, translucent, white to yellowish white, to 2 mm long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Funnelform, violet-purple, 35 – 45 mm (1.4 – 1.8 in) long, to 30 mm (1.2 in) in diameter. Stigmas pale yellow.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, remaining embedded in the body, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April, May.
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Durango, Mexico. Altitude 2.150 to 2.300 m.
  • Comments: In culture, mineral substrate.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 290.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 447.
  • Synonymes:
    M. saboae var theresa

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Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – DH1136-92 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – ML 610 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – ML 610 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – ML 610 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – ML 610 – Photo Michel Lacoste 4.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – Photo Christophe Blanchy 1.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – Photo Joe Krakow.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – Photo Stan Oome (2).jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – Photo Stan Oome.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae – Photo Franck Martin 2.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae Cutak – JE 26739 – Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae albiflora – Photo Josef Matousek 2.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae albiflora – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae albiflora with double flower (2 stamens).jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae politomic – Photo Andrea B.jpg


Mammillaria Theresae/Mammillaria theresae var. albiflora – Photo Pieter Colpaert.jpg


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Monstruosous And Cristate/Mammillaria theresae f. cristata – Photo Picaillon.jpg


Stamps – Mammillaria/Mammillaria_theresae_Laos_1986.jpg