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.

Author: Daile Dushicage
Country: Kuwait
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 23 July 2008
Pages: 110
PDF File Size: 19.34 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.36 Mb
ISBN: 317-2-55996-983-8
Downloads: 48997
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shakajar

Keep dry during the winter rest. The plants mammillzria localized on small isolated patches in xerophyllous scrub and grasslands together with Mammillaria conspicuaMammillaria napina and Ferocactus latispinus. Light shade or full sun exposures. This icon appears next to images that have been 3rd party verified. The climate is semi-dry, hot, with summer rains and slight temperature oscillations.

Mammillaria pectinifera – Wikipedia

Mammillaria pectinifera Beautiful plant with characteristic pectinate and innocuous spines. Juergen Menzel’s Private Collection Photographer: Major references and further lectures 1 Valverde, T. Bois Dictionaire d’Horticulture 2: Click Here to learn more.

Slow growing, this plant is very rot prone and temperamental when cultivated on its own roots, but it is easy to grow if grafted. Direct sow after last frost. The plants in northwest of Oaxaca correspond to Mammillaria solisioideswhich Hunt et al. The characteristic innocuous spines. Reproduction in habitat starts at an age of eight years. Later, it was recognized that the flower was not that of a Pelycyphora and the species was moved into its own genus, Solisia.


To view a chart comparing alternate taxonomy Click Here. 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.

Fertilize every 2 weeks with diluted high potassium fertilizer when the plant is in bud.

There was a problem providing the content you requested

Weber in Bois Dict. Click any picture below to enlarge. Mammillaria solisioides Photo by: Mammillaria pectinifera Solisia pectinataTecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico.

Light shade or full sun exposures.

Back to Mammillaria index. Light shade or full sun exposures. Medium-sized in a ring around the sides of the globe, white to pink with darker mid-strip, mm long and also in diameter. Visit the Big Picture Project to to learn how you can contribute.

The major threats are mining rock for construction, dumping of rubbish, collecting plants for horticulture and grazing of cattle epctinifera goats.


Mammillaria solisioides has a fairly large tap root, and should be kept in a deep pot with a very draining mineral substrate. Direct sow after last frost. Most current texts place it under the genus Mammillaria, while some still use the name Solisia. Downloaded on 16 February Seeds are lectinifera among the plant tubercules, and are released gradually.

Water regularly during the active growing season spring and summerthis will encourage steady growth. But be careful with watering, which all thick rooted species require rot sensitive.

We hope you find this new site informative and useful. Valentino Vallicelli Origin and Habitat: Mammillaria pectinifera Photo by: