Mammillaria pectinifera () Mammillaria pectinifera in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Mammillaria pectinifera ist eine Pflanzenart aus der Gattung Mammillaria in der Familie der Kakteengewächse (Cactaceae). Das Artepitheton pectinifera. Compare with M. solisoides (sometimes considered Mammillaria pectinifera ssp. solisoides) which has radial spines in pectinate arrangement, but much less so.

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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group. In either case, this species is quite unique among Mammillaria-flowered plants in that it is the only such species with dramatically pectinate comb-like spines. To view a chart comparing alternate taxonomy Click Here. Keep dry during the winter rest.

This small cactus appears above mammillariia ground as a squat, spherical stemcentrally depressedcompletely covered pcetinifera flattened spines, and usually solitary.

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group. Water regularly during the active growing season spring and summerthis will encourage steady growth. Fertilize every 2 weeks with diluted high potassium fertilizer when the plant is in bud.


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Medium-sized in a ring around the sides of the globe, white to pink with darker mid-strip, mm long and also in diameter. Valentino Vallicelli Origin and Habitat: To view publication details for this taxon and related synonyms Click Here.

Mammillaria pectinifera Beautiful plant with characteristic pectinate and innocuous spines.

Mammillaria pectinifera Common Name s: This plant has different crested forms, some very thin and other wide and strong. Pelecyphora pectinataB. Direct sow after last frost.

Mammillaria pectinifera – Wikidata

Puebla – Mexico North America Habit: All the information and photos in cactus art files are now available also in the new the Enciclopedia of Cacti. Mammillaria pectinifera Solisia pectinataTecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico. Spherical to depressed cylindrical, 2 – 4 -8 cm high and in diameter. Most current texts place it under the genus Mammillaria, while some still use pectjnifera name Solisia.

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Cactaceae Cactus Family Scientific Name: Slow growing, this plant is very rot prone and temperamental when cultivated on its own roots, but it is easy to grow if grafted.

Mammillaria pectinifera Morphology Identifying Characteristics: Click here to view them all! Click Here to learn more. This species has abiotic nurses i. Back to Mammillaria index.

Though sometimes called peyote, there is little evidence for the ceremonial use or psychoactive properties of the cactus.

From either side of the state-line between Puebla and Oaxaca Petlalzingo and Salitrillo in the state of Puebla and Huahuapan de Leon in the state of Oaxaca The species is locally surprisingly common.

The species flowers from December to March. Hunt Mammillaria pectinifera f. Plants usually solitary, occasionally forming small clumps. Small, red a maturity, barely emerging above the spines.