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PostSubject: Mammillaria zuccariniana ( Martius )   Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:06 pm

First description by Martius, Nov. Act. Nat. Cur., 16: 331 - 332 (11 - 12 ). 1832.

Body: Solitary, sometimes branching dichotomously, blue-green, sub-globose to globose, to 20 cm in diameter.
Roots: Fibrous
Sap: With latex.
Tubercule: Conical, four angled, 6 - 7 mm long and 4 - 5 mm wide.
Axil: With white wool.
Radial spine: 1 - 2, whitish with brown tips, 1 - 2 mm long.
Central spine: 3 - 4, the lower one the longest , to 30 mm long, occasionaly 1 - 2 smaller ones, curved or straight, brownish gray.
Flower: Purplish red, bell shaped, 10 - 15 mm long and in diameter.
Fruit: Red, 10 - 20 mm long and 6 mm in diameter.
Seed: Brown, 1,1 mm long and 0,8 mm wide, keeled.
Habitat Substrate: Between rocks in a bit of humus soil.
Geographic Distribution: Mexico, Hidalgo, near La Encarnacion and San Luis Potosi, near Ciudad el Maiz.
Comments: The points differentiating from magnimamma are the spination, bodyform and the isolated distribution area.
Bibliography: AfM - LBS Lieferung 2001 Linzen.

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