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Mammillaria uncinata

  • First description by Zuccarini ex Pfeiffer, Enum. Cact. 34 (1837)

  • Body: Plants solitary or occasionally clustering. Stems flattened globose, dark blue-green, 6 – 10 cm (2.4 – 3.9 in) high, 8 – 10 cm (3.1 – 3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: Woolly at first, later naked.
  • Radial spine: 3 – 6, upper ones shorter and stronger, straight or slightly curved, pinkish to grayish white, 5 – 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1, hooked, pinkish gray to dark purplish brown, with dark tips, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Yellowish or white, with brownish midveins, 15 – 20 mm (0.6 – 0.8 in) long, to 15 mm (0.6 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, purplish red, 10 – 18 mm (0.4 – 0.7 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Occuring widely in Hidalgo, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Morelos, Puebla, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Durango, Queretaro, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Aguascalients, Michoacan and Jalisco, Mexico. Altitude 1.500 – 2.800 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 294.

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

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Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – ML 219 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – ML 221 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – ML 301 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – ML 650 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – ML 650 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – ML 693 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Norman Dennis 2.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Franck Martin 1.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Franck Martin 2.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Luc.jpg


Mammillaria Uncinata/Mammillaria uncinata – Photo Willy Bovis.jpg


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