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 Could this be mammillaria elongata

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PostSubject: Could this be mammillaria elongata   Could this be mammillaria elongata Icon_minitimeFri Jan 20, 2012 9:52 am

Always believed that this is mammillaria elongata, however is it ?

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PostSubject: Re: Could this be mammillaria elongata   Could this be mammillaria elongata Icon_minitimeSat Jan 21, 2012 11:56 am

It is indeed M.elongata

A nice specimen

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PostSubject: Re: Could this be mammillaria elongata   Could this be mammillaria elongata Icon_minitimeSun Jan 22, 2012 11:24 am

OK if it is elongata then what is this one as it looks different

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PostSubject: Re: Could this be mammillaria elongata   Could this be mammillaria elongata Icon_minitimeMon Jan 23, 2012 10:25 am

That is elongtata as well. The form you showed first is often referred to as v. echinaria, which differs mainly because of the central spines. But I don;t think it is regarded as separate now, just that elongata is a very variable species, in spine length and colour.

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PostSubject: Re: Could this be mammillaria elongata   Could this be mammillaria elongata Icon_minitimeTue Jan 24, 2012 10:18 am

Thanks for expaining it all Chris.

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