Mammillaria Forum

Discussion Forum about Mammillaria, Coryphantha and Escobaria
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log in  

Share | 
 

 Mammillaria boedekeriana ( Quehl )

Go down 
AuthorMessage
ChrisDavies



Number of posts : 576
Age : 74
Location : Chinnor, UK
Registration date : 2008-07-15

PostSubject: Mammillaria boedekeriana ( Quehl )   Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:43 pm

First Description: Monatschr. Kakteenkunde 20: 108. 1910

Body: Solitary, globose to short cylindric, 6 cm high and 4 cm in diameter, with rounded apex.

Roots: Tuberous.

Sap: With watery sap.

Tubercle: Cylindrical, soft, very finely pitted, 10 mm long and 5 mm thick, dark green. Areoles are round, with some white wool at first, later becoming naked.

Axils: Naked.

Radial spines: 20 or more, 10 mm long, uppermost longer and thinner,all acicular,pubescent, glassy white, ascending in youth, later becoming horizontal.

Central spines: 3, 8-13mm long, the middle one the longest and hooked (13mm),bright brown and black at tip; the uppermost and the lowest straight (8mm), acicular, smooth, brown, sometimes coppery brown.

Flowers: Funnelform, 25-30mm long, whitish with reddish brown midveins.

Fruit: Club shaped, red.

Seed: Black.

Geographic Distribution: According to Craig: near La Maria, San Luis Potosi; according to Bödeker in Guanajuato.

Bibliography: Reppenhagen, die Gattung Mammilaria 64; Craig, the Mammillaria Handbook p 212

Photo: HDC.

_________________
Chris admin
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://mammillaria.forumotion.net
 
Mammillaria boedekeriana ( Quehl )
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Mammillaria boedekeriana ( Quehl )
» Mammillaria pseudoperbella ( Quehl)
» Mammillaria knippeliana ( Quehl )
» Mammillaria viereckii
» Mammillaria "krameri"

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Mammillaria Forum :: REFERENCE SECTION :: Unfamiliar Mammillarias-
Jump to: