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Mammillaria picta ssp viereckii

  • First description by Boedeker, Zeitsch. Sukk.Kunde 3:73 (1927)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems globose to ovoid, dark green, about 6 cm high and in diameter.
  • Roots: Tuberous.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: With a few twisted hairlike bristles.
  • Radial spine: 12 – 20, amber yellow, bristle-like, 4 – 8 mm long.
  • Central spine: Not clearly distinguishable.
  • Flower: Wide funnelform, greenish white, to 9 mm (0.4 in) long and 11 mm (0.4 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Elongated, red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Altitude 870 – 1.750 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 228.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 437.
  • Synonymes:
    M. viereckii

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Mammillaria Picta/Mammillaria picta ssp viereckii (syn. M. viereckii) – ML 121 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Picta/Mammillaria picta ssp viereckii (syn. M. viereckii) – ML 466 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Picta/Mammillaria picta ssp viereckii – Photo Willy Bovis.jpg


Mammillaria Picta/Mammillaria picta ssp viereckii – SB1436 – MG932-3-94 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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