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Mammillaria buxbaumeriana

  • First description by Reppenhagen: Die gattung Mammillaria nach dem heutigen stand meines wissens 1987; Herausgeber AfM, 1987: 63 – 65, 185 und 206.

  • Body: Cylindrical to columnar, solitary, only branching in cultivation, 40 – 120 mm long and 20 – 50 mm in diameter, spines and wool obscuring the stems, sunken apically.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Now referred to: densispina
  • Tubercule: Conical, firm, blackish green.
  • Axil: With white wool.
  • Radial spine: 15 – 20, 7 – 11 mm long, needle like, straight, smooth, white with black tips, radiating, the upper ones the longest.
  • Central spine: 1 – 4, 5 – 8 mm long, somewhat thicker than the radials, straight, smooth, brown or black.
  • Flower: Yellowish white, bell shaped, 18 – 20 mm long and 16 – 18 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Dull red, 10 – 18 mm long and 4 – 5 mm in diameter, club shaped, ripens 5 months after flowering, selfsterile.
  • Seed: Dark brown, 1 mm long and 0,8mm in diameter, hilum subbasal.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): March – April.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: On stony silicon ground and brick dust in a bit of humus soil.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Guanajuato, near Rincon de Carro.
  • Comments: The difference between densispina and buxbaumeriana is negligible: For densispina: less of spines and selffertile, and for buxbaumeriana contrastive of white and black spines, bigger flowers and selfsterile.
  • Bibliography: AfM – LBS Lieferung 09/95 Linzen.

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buxbaumeriana


Mammillaria Densispina/Mammillaria densispina (syn M. buxbaumeriana) – ML142 – SS540-98 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Densispina/Mammillaria densispina (syn M. buxbaumeriana) – Photo Bert Hahnraths.jpg


Mammillaria Densispina/Mammillaria densispina (syn. M. buxbaumeriana) – ML 142 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Densispina/Mammillaria densispina (syn. M. buxbaumeriana) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria densispina (syn. M. buxbaumeriana) – distribution map.jpg