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Mammillaria thornberi ssp yaquensis

  • First description by Craig, Mamm. Handb. 320 (1945)

  • Body: Plants clustering freely, joints easily detached from the body. Stems slender cylindrical, to 70 mm high, to 15 mm in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 5 – 8
  • Tubercule: Flabby, purplish green, short conical.
  • Axil: Slightly woolly.
  • Radial spine: 18, cream coloured tipped light brown, 5 – 6 mm long.
  • Central spine: 1, hooked, pale to dark reddish brown, 7 mm long.
  • Flower: Witish pink with pink midstripe, 2 cm long and in diameter, stigmas purple-red.
  • Fruit: Scarlet
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Sonora, Mexico. Altitude 10 – 100 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 292.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 447.
  • Synonymes:
    M. yaquiensis

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