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 Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera

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PostSubject: Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera   Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera Icon_minitimeTue Sep 23, 2008 3:11 pm

And this is Mammillaria pectinifera (Solisia pectinata), at Tecamachalco, Puebla. There were only about +/- 50 plants at this site. just a few meters away the habitat had recently been destroyed by heavy machinery, so if there were more they must have been completely destroyed before I arrived.

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PostSubject: Re: Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera   Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera Icon_minitimeTue Sep 23, 2008 8:44 pm

It's a shame that some habitats were destroyed completely. They say it's the march of civilization.

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PostSubject: Re: Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera   Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera Icon_minitimeWed Sep 24, 2008 8:25 pm

Habitats in Mexico get destroyed real fast. A couple of earth movers and thousands of years of evolution are gone.
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PostSubject: Re: Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera   Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera Icon_minitimeThu Sep 25, 2008 8:17 am

When I was in that area in 2005, our group leader wanted to stop between Tecamachalco and Alseseca, to find this species. It was built up, and mor eon the way. Luckily we found this species later to the west side of Cacalopan, but here too the march of building up the valley we were in certainly endangers this habitat as well.

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PostSubject: Re: Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera   Mexico Trip Part 2 - Mammillaria pectinifera Icon_minitimeMon Jan 25, 2010 2:36 pm

love it ,keep it in habitat
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