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Mammillaria mundtii

  • First description by K. Schumann, Monatsschrift f?r Kakteenkunde 13(9): 141 – 142, 1903.

  • Body: Depressed globular, sunken at apex and covered with wool and spines, 5 – 6 cm high and 6 – 7 cm in diameter.
  • Roots: Fat fibrous.
  • Sap: With watery sap.
  • Now referred to: wiesingeri ssp apamensis
  • Tubercule: Dull green, 5 mm wide at base and 8 – 10 mm long, conical, semi firm, arranged in 8 and 13 spirals.
  • Axil: In youth with white wool, later becoming naked.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 12, 3 – 6 mm long, the uppermost the shortest, the collateral the longest, thin acicular, straight, smooth, white with sometimes brown tip.
  • Central spine: 2, rarely 3 – 4, 7 – 9 mm long, brownish becoming gray, straight, stout, stiff, divergent dorsally and ventrally.
  • Flower: Campanulate, carmine, 12 mm long and 14 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Cherry red to carmine, 15 – 20 mm long and 0,7 mm wide, baculiform.
  • Seed: Curved pyriform, 1,1 mm long and 0,7 mm wide, brown, hilum subbasal. Selfsterile.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): May.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: On grassy plain and on rock face.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Mexico DF, north of Toluca. Altitude 2600 m.
  • Comments: Mundtii has a smaller body, has less radial spines and the distribution area is in Mexico DF.
  • Bibliography: AfM – LBS Lieferung 2004 Linzen.

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Mammillaria Wiesengeri/Mammillaria wiesengeri ssp apamensis (syn. M. mundtii ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Wiesengeri/Mammillaria wiesengeri ssp apamensis (syn. M. mundtii) – Photo Hugo De Cock 1.jpg


Mammillaria Wiesengeri/Mammillaria wiesingeri ssp apamensis (syn. M. mundtii) – ML 280 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Wiesengeri/Mammillaria wiesingeri ssp apamensis (syn. M. mundtii) – ML 280 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria wiesingeri ssp apamensis (syn. M. mundtii) – distribution map.jpg