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Mammillaria longiflora


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Neomammillaria longiflora, Chilita longiflora, Krainzia longiflora, Phellosperma longiflora, Mammillaria stamperfi
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Durango - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
Original Description: The Cactaceae 4 p.163 - Britton & Rose (1920)
Solitary or clustered, small, 3 cm in diameter, apparently not at all milky; tubercles small, terete, not grooved on upper side, 5 to 7 mm long, rather closely set and nearly hidden by the spines; radial spines about 30, acicular, 10 to 13 mm long, yellow or straw-colored, somewhat spreading; central spines 4, reddish brown, much stouter than the radials, 3 of them stright, about length of radials, 1 of them hooked at apex, twice as long as others; flowers several, even on small plants, borne near top, 2 cm long or more, with a distinct narrow tube; perianth-segments pinkish, oblong, acute; ovary very small, ovoid, more or less sunken in the axils, thin above and perhaps opening by an operculum, the lower part with the seeds persisting for years; seeds nearly globose, minutely pitted, 1 to 1.5 mm in diameter, black with prominent white hilum.
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Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora
Picture taken at: Gunnar's Private Collection

Photographer: Gunnar Hatletveit

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Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora
Picture taken at: Ralf Holzheu's Private Collection

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora
Picture taken at: Ralf Holzheu's Private Collection

Photographer: Ralf Holzheu

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Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora
Picture taken at: Vladimir Malov's Private Collection

Photographer: Vladimir Malov
Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora
Picture taken at: Vladimir Malov's Private Collection

Photographer: Vladimir Malov
Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Mammillaria longiflora subsp. stamperfi


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Neomammillaria longiflora, Chilita longiflora, Krainzia longiflora, Phellosperma longiflora, Mammillaria stamperfi
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Chihuahua, Durango - Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
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Mammillaria longiflora
M. longiflora subsp. stamperfi
Picture taken at: CandJ Cactus Nursery, Vista, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

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