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Mammillaria weingartiana

  • First description by Boedeker, Monatsschr. Deutsche Kakt.-Ges. 4: 199 (1932)

  • Body: Plants solitary or forming clusters. Stems globose, tuberous below, dark green, slightly glossy, 4 – 5 cm (1.6 – 2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Slender conical.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 25, white, 6 – 8 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 at first, hooked, later 2 – 3, straight, dark reddish brown, to 12 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Flower: Pale greenish yellow to creamy yellow, with pinkish brown midveins, with fringed margins, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Fruit: Small, club shaped, red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Altitude 2.000 – 2.300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 302.
    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus
    Family – page 449.
  • Synonymes:
    M. unihamata

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Mammillaria Weingartiana/Mammillaria weingartiana – ML 446 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Weingartiana/Mammillaria weingartiana – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Weingartiana/Mammillaria weingartiana – SB831 – MG943-92 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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