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Mammillaria wrightii ssp wrightii

  • First description by Engelmann & Bigelow, Re. Pacific Railr. 4: 27 (1856)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems flattened globose to short cylindrical, dark green, 3 – 8 cm (1.2 – 3.1 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: Up to 12, whitish, upper ones a little longer and dark tipped, 8 – 12 mm (0.3 – 0.5 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 3, hooked, dark, 10 – 12 mm (0.4 – 0.5 in) long.
  • Flower: Bright purple, to 25 mm (1 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Ovate globose, purplish, to 25 mm (1 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: New Mexico, Arizona, USA and Sonora, Chihuahua, Mexico. Altitude 1.000 – 1.800 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 307.

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

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