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Mammillaria noureddineana

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Die Gattung Mammillaria: 128; 534 – 535; 1987

  • Body: Flattened globose to cylindrical, 30 – 100 mm high and 40 – 80 mm in diameter, sunken apex covered with wool and spines.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Now referred to: albilanata ssp oaxacana
  • Tubercule: Conical, closely set, somewhat angular, firm, 5 – 6 mm long, 3 – 4 mm wide, blueish green.
  • Axil: With a lot of white wool.
  • Radial spine: 15 – 20, 2 – 4 mm long, bristle like, the uppermost the shortest, straight, smooth, radiating, glassy white.
  • Central spine: 4 – 6, 4 – 5 mm long, needle like, straight, smooth, with somewhat thicker base, glassy white with brownish tip.
  • Flower: Carmine, funnelform, 12 – 14 mm long and 8 – 10 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Red, club-shaped , 10 – 20 mm long and 3 – 5 mm in diameter, ripens 7 – 9 months after flowering.
  • Seed: Brown, round to club-shaped, 1 mm long and 0,8 mm in diameter. Hilum subbasal. Selfsterile.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): March – April.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: In lime stone hills between brushwood.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Oaxaca, between San Pablo villa de Mitla and Ayutla. Altitude 1900 – 2000 m.
  • Comments: Noureddineana stems are a bit taller, less of radial spines and more central spines than albilanata ssp oaxacana.
  • Bibliography: Reppenhagen, Die Gattung Mammillaria: 128; 534 – 535; 1987

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Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – ML 261 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – ML 261 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – ML 261 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – ML 369 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – ML 369 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Albilanata/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – ML261 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria albilanata ssp oaxacana (syn. M. noureddineana) – distribution map.jpg