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Mammillaria brauneana

  • First description by Boedeker, Kakteenk. 1:113 (1933)

  • Body: Solitary, sometimes clumping at base, flattened globose to globose, to 12 cm in diameter and 8 cm high, stems dull green, sunken apex covered with wool and spines.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Now referred to: klissingiana
  • Tubercule: Short and broad pyramidal, 3 – 4 mm at base.
  • Axil: With wool and bristles.
  • Radial spine: 25 – 30, horizontal radiating, white, bristle like, straight, the uppermost somewhat shorter, to 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: 2 – 4, awl-shaped, straight, thicker at base, reddish brown with black tip, 5 – 7 mm long.
  • Flower: Reddish violet to deep pink, funnelform, to 13 mm wide and long,
  • Fruit: Carmine, club-shaped, 5 – 6 mm long.
  • Seed: Yellowish to brown, pear-shaped, 1 mm long and in diameter,
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April – mai.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: In forest mountains between limestone rocks filled with humus.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Tamaulipas near Jaumave; San Luis Potosi near Cerritos. Altitude 1100 – 2300 m.
  • Comments: Brauneana has a smaller body, less of radial spines, another central spines coloration and flower color is darker than klissingiana.
  • Bibliography: AfM, jahrgang 14 5/90 183 – 194.

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Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana) – Photo Willy 1.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana) – Photo Willy 2.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana) – Photo Willy 3.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana ) – distribution map.jpg