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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Puebla – Mexico North America Habit: The climate is semi-dry, hot, with summer rains and slight temperature oscillations. Keep dry during the winter rest. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group. Slow growing, this plant is very rot prone and temperamental when cultivated on its own roots, but it is easy to grow if grafted.
Light shade or full sun exposures. A nice clumped specimen. Direct sow after last frost. The climate is semi-dry, hot, with summer rains and slight temperature oscillations.
Watering during the active growing season spring and summerthis will encourage steady growth. It is a small cactus that in habitat appears above the ground as a squat stem.
Juergen Menzel Photographer’s Website: All the information and photos in cactus art files are now available also in the new the Enciclopedia of Cacti. Mammillaria pectiniferapreviously known as Solisia pectinatais a small cactus that in habitat appears above the ground as a squat stem completely covered by flattened spines, and usually solitary, but in cultivation it will eventually produce clustering off-shoots with age.
The plants are localized on small isolated patches in xerophyllous scrub and grasslands together with Mammillaria conspicuaMammillaria napina and Ferocactus latispinus. Listed in CITES appendix I The species is classified as endangered because of habitat destruction, grazing of livestock, mining rock for construction, and dumping of rubbish. To view publication details for this taxon and related synonyms Click Here. Mammillaria solisioides Photo by: Medium-sized in a ring around the sides of the globe, white to pink with darker mid-strip, mm long and also in diameter.
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Cactaceae Cactus Family Scientific Name: This species has in the past been included under the genus Pelycyphora due to its very similar mxmmillaria spines. Mammillaria pectinifera Beautiful plant with characteristic pectinate and innocuous spines. Though sometimes called peyote, there is little evidence for the ceremonial use or psychoactive properties of the cactus. Seeds are retained among the plant tubercules, and are released gradually. Mammillaria pectinifera Solisia pectinataTecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico.
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Pelecyphora pectinataB. Fertilize every 2 weeks with diluted high potassium fertilizer when the plant is in bud.
Major references and further lectures 1 Valverde, T. Keep dry during the winter rest. Downloaded on 16 February This icon appears next to images that have been 3rd party verified. Water regularly during the active growing season spring and summerthis will encourage steady growth. There pectinifega a total of 16 Photos.
Mammillaria pectinifera Morphology Identifying Characteristics: Light shade or full sun exposures. Hunt Mammillaria pectinifera f. Most current texts place it under the genus Mammillaria, while some still use the name Solisia. Reproduction in habitat starts at an age of eight years.
Mammillaria pectinifera – Wikispecies
Pelecyphora pectinata, Solisia pecitnifera. To view a chart comparing alternate taxonomy Click Here. This plant has different crested forms, some very thin and other wide and strong. Greenish, half-retained within the plant, barely protuding above the spines. Mammillaria pectinifera Mammillaria pectinifera fa. The characteristic innocuous spines.
This plant has different crested forms, some very thin and other wide and strong.