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Mammillaria crassimammillis

  • First description by W. Reppenhagen; Die Gattung Mammillaria: 169 – 171, 189 – 220; 1987

  • Body: Flattened, clumping, blue green body, 20 – 40 mm high and 40 – 70 mm in diameter.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Now referred to: winterae ssp aramberri
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal, four angled, 12 – 14 mm long and wide.
  • Axil: Naked or with wool .
  • Radial spine: Absent.
  • Central spine: 4 – 6, 2 – 8 mm long, straight, smooth, glassy yellow to brownish with darker tip and thicker base.
  • Flower: Brownish yellow, 25 – 35 mm long and 30 – 35 mm in diameter, funnelform.
  • Fruit: Club-shaped, deep red, 20 – 25 mm long and 6 – 8 mm wide. Ripens 12 months after flowering.
  • Seed: Brown, club-shaped, 1,3 mm long and 0,8 mm wide. Hilum small, long, white and subbasal.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): March – April.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: On yellowish brown limestone hills.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Nuevo Leon, near Aramberri. Altitude 1350 m.
  • Comments: Nearly the same plant as winterae ssp aramberri, just a few weeks earlier described by Reppenhagen.
  • Bibliography: AfM – LBS Lieferung 09/94 Linzen.

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Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp aramberri (syn. M. crassimammillis) – ML 443 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp aramberri (syn. M. crassimammillis) – ML 443.jpg