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Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae

  • First description by Boedeker, Monatsschr. Deutsche Kakt-.-Ges. 1: 119 (1929)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems depressed globose, light green to blue green, 20 – 30 cm (7.9 – 12 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Four-angled, keeled.
  • Axil: Naked at first, later densely white woolly but without bristles.
  • Radial spine: Absent.
  • Central spine: 4, stout, needle-like, straight or slightly curved, pale gray or slightly reddish, with brown tips, upper and lower to 30 mm (1.2 in) long, laterals to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Flower: Yellowish white with sulfur yellow midveins, outer petals brownish red with broad yellowish white margins, to 30 mm (1.2 in) long and 25 mm (1 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, pale red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -10? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Mexico. Altitude 1.140 – 2.500 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 305.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 449.
  • Synonymes:
    M. freudenbergeri

    M. zahniana

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Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae (M. zahniana) – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae (syn. M. freudenbergeri ) – Photo Hugo De Cock 2.jpg


Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae (syn. M. freudenbergeri) – Photo Hugo de Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae (syn. M. zahniana) – Photo Willy.jpg


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