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Mammillaria chiapensis

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Die Gattung Mammillaria: Bd2; 543- 544; 1992

  • Body: Solitary or clumping, globose to short cylindrical, 60 – 90 mm high and 60 – 80 mm in diameter, covered on top with wool and spines.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Now referred to: columbiana ssp yucatanensis
  • Tubercule: Closely set, firm, 4 sided pyramidical, conical, 8 – 10 mm long, 4 – 5 mm wide, dark green.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 18, needle like, 2 – 4 mm long, the collateral the longest, straight, smooth, radiating, glassy white.
  • Central spine: 2, the uppermost the longest, the lowest curved, smooth with somewhat thicker base, brown with darker tip.
  • Flower: Funnel form, 9 – 10 mm long and in diameter, dull pink.
  • Fruit: Short club shaped, 10 – 18 mm long, 5 – 6 mm wide, brownish red. Ripens 6 – 7 months after flowering.
  • Seed: Bell-shaped, brown, to reddish brown, 1 mm long and 0,6 mm wide. Hilum subbasal. Selffertile.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April – mai.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: Between limestone rocks in oak woods. In a warm, humid climate without great changes in temperature.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Chiapas: near Ocozocuautla.
  • Comments: Less central spines for chiapensis, also a shorter time for fruit cultivation, and somewhat other form of the flower.
  • Bibliography: AfM – LBS Lieferung 09/99 Linzen

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Mammillaria Columbiana/Mammillaria columbiana ssp yucatanensis (syn M. chiapensis) – ML373 – ML-00 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Columbiana/Mammillaria columbiana ssp yucatanensis (syn. M. chiapensis) – ML 373 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria columbiana ssp yucatanensis (syn. M. chiapensis) – distribution map.jpg