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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In either case, this species is quite unique among Mammillaria-flowered plants in that it is the only such species mammillarka dramatically pectinate comb-like spines.
But be careful with watering, which all thick rooted species require rot sensitive.
There are a total of 16 Photos. Mammlilaria plant has different crested forms, some very thin and other wide and strong. This small cactus appears above the ground as a squat, spherical stemcentrally depressed pectinnifera, completely covered by flattened spines, and usually solitary.
This species has abiotic nurses i. Keep dry during the winter rest. It is a small cactus that in habitat appears above the ground as a squat stem. Keep dry during the winter rest.
Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group. Back to Mammillaria index. Grows under bushes and other vegetation on alkaline soils with relatively high surface stoniness and high water retention capacity. Fertilize every 2 weeks with diluted high potassium fertilizer when the plant is in bud. Juergen Menzel Photographer’s Website: Fertilize every 2 weeks with diluted high potassium fertilizer when the plant is in bud.
Listed in CITES appendix I The species is classified as endangered because of pectijifera destruction, grazing of livestock, mining rock for construction, and dumping of rubbish. It is a small cactus that in habitat appears above the ground as a squat stem. The characteristic innocuous spines.
Slow growing, this plant is very rot prone and temperamental when cultivated on its own roots, but it is easy to grow if grafted.
Click any picture below to enlarge. Mammillaria pectinifera has a fairly large tap root, and should be kept in a deep pot with a very draining mineral substrate. Seeds are retained among mammilaria plant tubercules, and are released gradually. This icon appears next to images that have been 3rd party verified. Bois Dictionaire d’Horticulture 2: Direct sow after last frost. Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico. The species flowers from December to March.
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Small, red a maturity, barely emerging above the spines. Do you have images of this species that would complement this page? The plants in northwest of Oaxaca correspond to Mammillaria solisioideswhich Hunt et al. Major references and further lectures 1 Valverde, T. Hunt Mammillaria pectinifera f. Plants usually solitary, occasionally forming small clumps. Slow growing, this plant is very rot prone and temperamental when cultivated on its own roots, but it is easy to grow if grafted.
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group. Mammillaria solisioides has a fairly large tap root, and should be kept in a deep pot with a very draining mineral substrate.
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 climate is semi-dry, hot, with summer rains and slight temperature oscillations. Pelecyphora pectinata, Solisia pectinata. The climate is semi-dry, hot, with summer rains and slight temperature oscillations. Ferocactus ingens, Ferocactus recurvus, F. The plants are localized on small isolated patches in xerophyllous scrub and grasslands together with Mammillaria conspicuaMammillaria napina and Ferocactus latispinus.
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Click here to view them all! Mammillaria pectinifera Common Name s: Greenish, half-retained mam,illaria the plant, barely protuding above the spines.
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The major threats are mining rock for construction, dumping of rubbish, collecting plants for horticulture and grazing of cattle and goats. Spherical to depressed cylindrical, 2 – 4 -8 cm high and in diameter. Click Here to learn more. Light shade or full sun exposures. Direct sow after last frost.