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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But be careful with watering, which all thick rooted species require rot sensitive. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group. Mammillaria solisioides Photo by: Click here to view them all!
Mammillaria pectinifera grows on relatively deep alkaline calcareous soils, with high water retention capacity on stony hills.
Mammillaria pectinifera – Wikispecies
The plants are localized on small isolated patches in xerophyllous scrub and grasslands together with Mammillaria conspicuaMammillaria napina and Ferocactus latispinus. Mammillaria solisioides has a fairly large tap root, and pectiniffera be kept in a deep pot with a very draining mineral substrate.
Plants usually solitary, occasionally forming small clumps. Mammillaria pectinifera Morphology Identifying Characteristics: Pelecyphora pectinata, Solisia pectinata.
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Keep dry during the winter rest. But be careful with watering, which all thick rooted species require rot sensitive.
Back to Mammillaria index. Small, red a maturity, barely emerging above the spines.
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Water regularly during the active growing season spring and summerthis will encourage steady growth. Do you have images of this species that would complement this page? Ferocactus ingens, Ferocactus recurvus, F. Fertilize every 2 weeks with diluted high potassium fertilizer when the plant is in bud.
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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. Visit the Big Picture Project to to learn how you can contribute.
Mammillaria pectinifera has a fairly large tap root, and should be kept in a deep pot with a very draining mineral substrate. A nice clumped specimen. Most current texts place it under the genus Mammilparia, while some still use the name Solisia. Bois Dictionaire d’Horticulture 2: Grows under bushes and other vegetation on alkaline soils with relatively high surface stoniness and high water retention capacity.
Keep dry during the winter rest. From either side of the state-line between Puebla and Oaxaca Petlalzingo and Salitrillo in the state of Puebla and Huahuapan de Leon in the state of Oaxaca The species is locally surprisingly common. Light shade or full sun exposures. Pelecyphora pectinireraB. Seeds are retained among the plant tubercules, and are released gradually.
In either case, this species is quite unique among Mammillaria-flowered plants in that it is the only such species with dramatically pectinate comb-like spines. Greenish, half-retained within the plant, barely protuding mammillaia the spines.
Pink flowering form White flowering form A nice clumped specimen. It is a small cactus that in habitat appears above the ground as a squat stem.
There are a total of 16 Photos. Puebla – Mexico North America Habit: Listed in CITES appendix I The species is classified as endangered because of pectinifer destruction, grazing of livestock, mining rock for construction, and dumping of rubbish. Mammillaria pectinifera SB nw Tehuacan, Pue.
Mammillaria pectinifera Solisia pectinataTecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico. Valentino Vallicelli Origin and Habitat: Slow growing, this plant is very rot prone and temperamental when mammlllaria on its own roots, but it is easy to grow if grafted.
Weber in Bois Dict. All the information and photos in cactus art files are now available also in the new the Enciclopedia pectiniferra Cacti. Reproduction in habitat starts at an age of eight years. But be careful with watering, which all thick rooted species require rot sensitive.