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Mammillaria freudenbergeri

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten 38 (10): 254 – 255. 1987

  • Body: Solitary, flattened globose, 40 – 200 mm high and in diameter, grey – green.
  • Roots: Tuberous.
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Now referred to: winterae ssp winterae
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal, 18 – 20 mm long, 16 – 18 mm wide.
  • Axil: With white wool.
  • Radial spine: 4 – 6, 6 – 15 mm long, needle like, grey with brown or black tip, lowest ones longest.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Yellow, funnelform, 30 – 40 mm long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Dark red, bell shaped, 20 – 25 mm long, 6 – 10 mm in diameter. Fruit comes 12 months later after blooming.
  • Seed: Brown, 1,1 mm long and 0,8 mm wide.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): May – june.
  • Minimum temperature: 7 – 10? C
  • Habitat Substrate: In gravely-rock underwood ground .
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Coahuila, near La Muralla. Altitude about 1800 m.
  • Comments: Should be classified in the heyderi group. Bigger flowers and tubercles, flowercolor, no central spines and the distribution area located 500 km from distribution area of winterae ssp winterae are the differences with winterae ssp. winterae. Needs a mineral substrate. Not an easy species to grow. Should be carefully watered.
  • Bibliography: AfM – LBS Lieferung 09/94 Linzen

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Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae (syn. M. freudenbergeri ) – Photo Hugo De Cock 2.jpg


Mammillaria Winterae/Mammillaria winterae ssp winterae (syn. M. freudenbergeri) – Photo Hugo de Cock.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria winterae ssp. winterae (syn. freudenbergeri) – distribution map.jpg