Mammillaria magnimamma is considered to be Least Concern due to its wide range, abundance, occurrence in numerous protected areas, and because it is not. Mammillaria magnimamma, common name Mexican Pincushion, is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) cipactli, all rights. M Mammillaria magnimamma Haw. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Mammillaria (family Cactaceae). The record.

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In parts of its range the species is threatened by local extraction for ornamental plant trade and by the expansion of urbanized areas. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco. It grows by producing offsets, and also by dichotomously dividing and doesn’t require any special treatment, but needs as much light as possible without burning the plant, to keep the stems compact.

Mammillaria magnimamma

The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more. It is an excellent plant for container growing.

I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. Retrieved from ” https: Populations of this species are relatively numerous and abundant.

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Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: It may be attractive to a variety of insects, but plants in good condition should be nearly pest-free, particularly if they are grown in a mineral potting-mix, with good exposure and ventilation. I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, mavnimamma such mammkllaria are required by law.

In particular the spines are of variable shape and length, occasionally they are very long up to 5 cm long. Keep dry with ample airflow in winter. It likes a winter’s rest and should be kept almost completely dry during the winter months, If the soil is allowed to be dry for too long root loss could follow but equally the mammillariq result would occur if the plants are both wet and cold.

Mammillaria magnimamma {Cactaceae} Mexican Pincushion

During hot weather you may need to water the plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively growing. In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. The following page uses this file: It takes several years to offset, but once it starts it can fill a 40 cm pot in a few years given the best conditions.

Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm long, sticking straight out from the stem. Conic-pyramidal as long or longer than broad, about 10 mm tall, firm, four-sided but not sharply angled, with latex, flowering axils with dense white wool, especially when young.


Nonetheless, there are several pests to watch for: Downloaded on 01 February It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame. It grows in dry rocky places in the open or mainly in xerophyllous vegetation. Specimens in the Jardin exotique de Monaco Mammillaria magnimamma.

Mammillaria magnimamma – Wikipedia

Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success. Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which can be fatal during the darker cold months. If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. Flattened globose to globose, grey-green to dark blue-green, cm in diameter and up to 30 cm tall. The following other wikis use this file: Mammillaria magnimamma is a perennial stem succulent solitary at first, later branching basally or dichotomously to form large mounds up to 50 cm in diameter or more barely rising above ground level.

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Mammillarai the great abundance and diversity of cacti in Mexico, Mammillaria magnimamma is one of the few cacti species that has colonized barren lava fields.

Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw. Major references and further lectures 1 Robert T. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group.

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