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Mammillaria zephyranthoides

  • First description by Scheidweiler, Allg. Gartenz. 9: 41 (1841)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary. Stems flattened globose, dark blue-green, to 8 cm (3.1 in) high and 10 cm (3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 5 – 8
  • Tubercule: Soft, conical, rounded apically, to 25 mm (1 in) long.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 12 – 18, very slender, white, 8 – 10 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1, hooked, white to yellowish to reddish brown, short or to 14 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Flower: White with pink midveins, to 40 mm (1.6 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Ovoid, red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Puebla, Hidalgo, Queretaro, Mexico. Altitude 1.800 – 2.400 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 313.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 450.
  • Synonymes:

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