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Mammillaria manana sp. nova.

  • First description by W A & Betty Fitz Maurice in Cactus World Vol. 24 (1) 2006

  • Body: Forming clusters of up to 10 stems, globose to somewhat columnar, heads to 5 cm in diameter and 10 cm high.
  • Roots: Fibrous, somewhat thickened.
  • Sap: With watery sap.
  • Now referred to:
  • Tubercule: Somewhat angular, tapering toward the obtuse top; 6 – 7 mm long and in diameter. 13 x 21 spirals.
  • Axil: With varying amounts of tortuous wool., to 1,5 mm long and with up to 15 bristles to 15 mm long.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 22, subulate, straight, radiating, to 15 mm long, white, occasionally with brown tips.
  • Central spine: 4 – 8, subulate, straight, somewhat ascending, 1 spine descending and variably hooked, 10 – 20 mm long, light yellow to dark brown with bulbous yellow base.
  • Flower: Campanulate to funnelform, 15 mm long and 10 – 15 mm in diameter, deep pink with a darker pink midstripe, stigma lobes yellow.
  • Fruit: Flattened ellipsoidal, with up to 20 seeds, 6 – 13 mm long and 4 – 5 mm wide, white below, pink above.
  • Seed: Brownish black, 1,0 mm long and 0,8 – 0,9 mm wide
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): March -July.
  • Minimum temperature: 7?C
  • Habitat Substrate: Growing in cracks in vertical stone faces of brown volcanic rock.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Jalisco, in Laguna Chapala near Municipio Atarjea. Altitude: 1550 meter.
  • Comments: Founded by Antonio Machuca in 1995. The only known population consist of about 800 plants. Belongs in the stylothelae crinita group.
  • Bibliography: Cactus World Vol. 24 (1) 2006 p.7 – 11

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