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Cacti Genus mammillaria




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Mammillaria albicans


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Neomammillaria albicans, Chilita albicans, Neomammillaria slevenii, Chilita slevenii, Mammillaria slevenii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: Pink, WhiteEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
Original Description: The Cactaceae 4 p.138 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Plants at first globose but becoming cylindric and then 10 to 20 cm long, up to 6 cm in diameter, often in clumps of 5 to 15; spines almost hiding the plant body and often pure white; radial spines numerous, short, stiff, widely spreading; central spines several, straight, stiff, often brownish or blackish at tip; spine-areoles when young densely white-woolly; fruit clavate, red, 10 to 18 mm long; seeds black with basal hilum.
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Mammillaria albicans
M. albicans
Picture taken at: Mike Wisnev's Private Collection

Photographer: Mike Wisnev
Mammillaria albicans
M. albicans
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino
Mammillaria albicans
M. albicans
Picture taken at: Tony Marino's Private Collection

Photographer: Tony Marino
Mammillaria albicans
M. albicans
Picture taken at: Vladimir Malov's Private Collection

Photographer: Vladimir Malov

Mammillaria albicans subsp. dolorensis


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Neomammillaria albicans, Chilita albicans, Neomammillaria slevenii, Chilita slevenii, Mammillaria slevenii
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Unusual in Collections
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Mammillaria albicans
M. albicans subsp. dolorensis
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Photographer: Joel Lode

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