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Mammillaria zublerae

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Gatt. Mamm. 48 (1987)

  • Body: Plants commonly branching to form large clusters. Stems globose to cylindrical to club shaped, green, 2 – 5 cm (0.8 – 2 in) high, 2 – 4.5 cm (0.8 – 1.8 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical to conical, soft.
  • Axil: With yellowish wool.
  • Radial spine: 20 – 24, fine, bristle-like, straight or curving, white with yellowish tips, 4 – 7 mm (to 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 5 – 6, slender, needle-like, straight, pubescent, glassy yellow, 5 – 9 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Clear yellow, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Bright red
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, Mexico. Altitude 1.500 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 314.

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

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