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Mammillaria ortizrubiona

  • First description by Bravo, Anales del instituto de biologia Mexico 2: 193. 1931

  • Body: Caespitose, depressed-globose, 8 – 15 cm in diameter and to 8 cm high, apex sunken and closed by spines, dull grey green.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: With watery sap.
  • Now referred to: candida
  • Tubercule: Conical, rounded on top, arranged in 8-13 spirals, at base to 15 mm in diameter and 15 – 18 mm long.
  • Axil: With stout white bristles.
  • Radial spine: To 60, 2,5 cm long, white, straight, thin, very fine acicular, flexible, star-like around the areole.
  • Central spine: To 12, to 2,5 cm long, white, tapering red-brown, with black tips, straight, stiff, stout, 1 central spine centrally, 5 others ascending.
  • Flower: Funnel form, 35 mm high and 30 mm in diameter, greenish white with a pale pink midstripe.
  • Fruit: Clavate, carmine, with perianth rest, 10 mm in diameter and 15 mm long.
  • Seed: Black, 1,5 mm long and wide, glossy, pitted regularly in rows.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): Mai – june.
  • Minimum temperature: 5 – 10?C.
  • Habitat Substrate: On steep rock walls from the barrancas of the Rio Xich? in a bit humus.
  • Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Guanajuato; near Xich? and El Guam?chil. Altitude 1500 m.
  • Comments: Ortizrubiona has fewer spines, fewer and larger tubercles, long axillary hairs and paler flowers.
  • Bibliography: AfM – 2/2005 80 – 89.

Pictures

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ortizrubiona


Mammillaria Candida/Mammillaria candida (syn M. ortizrubiona) – ML 656 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Candida/Mammillaria candida (syn M. ortizrubiona) – ML 656-1 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Candida/Mammillaria candida (syn. M. ortizrubiona ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria candida (syn. M. ortizrubiona) – distribution map.jpg