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Mammillaria varieaculeata

  • First description by Buchenau, Cact. Suc. Mex. 11(4): 79 (1966)

  • Body: Plants forming clusters from offsets, sometimes dividing dichotomously. Stems globose to cylindrical, green to dark green, to 13 cm (5.1 in) or more high and 9 cm (3.5 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal.
  • Axil: With 10 – 25 white bristles, 4 – 8 mm (to 0.3 in) long.
  • Radial spine: 17 – 24, white, yellowish brown basally, later dark brown, 4 – 8 mm long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 5, fewer with age, needle-like, light brown, becoming darker with age, 5 – 10 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) at first, later to 25 mm (1 in) long.
  • Flower: Red, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, scarlet.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Puebla, Mexico. Altitude 1.300 – 1.400 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 296.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 448.
  • Synonymes:

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