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Mammillaria tonalensis

  • First description by Hunt, Cact. Succ. J. (GB) 41(4): 103 (1979)

  • Body: Plants freely clustering from offsets. Stems erect or sprawling, slender, cylindrical, light green, to 12 cm (4.7 in) or more high, 2 – 3.5 cm (0.8 – 1.4 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Obtusely conical.
  • Axil: Naked or slightly woolly.
  • Radial spine: 9 – 12, needle-like, straight, chalky white with brown tips, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1, hooked, chestnut brown, becoming dark with age, to 18 mm (0.7 in) long.
  • Flower: Carmine with whitish margins, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long, 10 – 12 mm (0.4 – 0.5 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Bright red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 1.000 – 1.400 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 293.

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

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