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Mammillaria haageana var. collina

  • First description by Mammillaria collina J.A. PURP. Monatschrift f?r kakteenkunde 22: 162-163. 1912

  • Body: Single, globose, later egg-shaped, sunken apically and covered with short brown spines, to 13 cm in diameter and 15 cm high.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Now referred to: haageana ssp elegans
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical, closely set, firm, about 10 mm long . Dull green.
  • Axil: With white wool.
  • Radial spine: 15 – 21, the upper one en the lowermost 2 – 3 mm long, the collateral to 8 mm long, horizontal radiating, white, stiff.
  • Central spine: Usually 2, sometimes 1, 5 – 8 mm long, straight or a little curved, greyish brown with darker tip, thicker at base.
  • Flower: Bell – funnel form, 16 – 20 mm in diameter and long, pinkish red, carmine pink or whitish pink.
  • Fruit: Somewhat cylindrical club-shaped, 2,5 mm long, 3 – 5 mm wide, carmine red.
  • Seed: Yellowish brown, drop-shaped, 1,4 mm long and 0,8 – 0,9 mm wide,
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April – mai.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10? C
  • Habitat Substrate: On a hill between limestone rocks and grass.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Puebla, near Esperanza.
  • Comments: Collina has a bigger body, more radials and the flowers are more paler pink than elegans.
  • Bibliography: AfM – LBS Lieferung 09/95 Linzen.

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Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. collina) – ML 272 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. collina) – ML 55 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. haageana v. collina ) – distribution map.jpg