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Note: These photos were taken the first week of November, 2021. They are just starting there winter rest.

Mammillaria and Family

   Cochemiea poselgeri - Cochemiea poselgeri (also known as Mammillaria poselgeri) is a cereus like cactus, forming large clumps to 2 metres wide with numerous stems from a central tuberous rootstock, spreading or sometimes pendent from rocks or creeping over the ground. It was the first Cochemiea to be discovered and described, and is a very ornamental species with incredible scarlet flowers. Really it don't looks like a Mammillaria at all. Baja California Norte and Baja California Sur, Mexico. Growing in a 3 1/2 pot. - #1cph @ $13.00

   Cochemiea poselgeri - Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1cplg, #2cplg @ $15.00 each #2cplg Sold

   Cochemiea setispina - Sometime found as Cochemies pondii ssp. setispina. The flowers are very showy, long, red, narrowly tubular with bilateral symmetry and fit for hummingbird pollination. San Borgia, Baja California, Mexico. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1csh, #2 csh- $13.00 each #1csh, #2csh Sold

   Coryphantha cornifera ssp. echinus - Mostly solitary globular cactus or branched with age, forming large clumps up to 80 cm in diameter, at low elevation in Brewster County, Texas. This species is one of those Coryphanthas which pass a purely radial-spined youth stage in which they are already floriferous. The name Coryphantha pectinata (Engelmann) Britton & Rose was used for plants lacking central spines, but after several years the typical 3-4 central spines appear, giving the plant its sea urchin appearance. USA (western Texas), Mexico (Coahuila, Chihuahua). Propagated from a very old large collection plant. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1ce, #2ce, #3ce, #4ce @ $13.00 each

   Coryphantha cornifera ssp. echinus - Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - front & top photo's - left to right - #1celg, #2celg @ $15.00 each both Sold

   Coryphantha elephantidens - Coryphantha elephantidens is a large, depressed-globular cactus, simple or occasionally clumping and group-forming. C. elephantidens usually has pink flowers but they can sometimes be yellow. This species comprises three subspecies - the typical form, subsp. bumamma (Ehrenb.) Dicht & A.Lüthy, and subsp. greenwoodii (Bravo) Dicht & A.Lüthy. The epithet 'elephantidens' comes from Latin and means 'elephant tooth' and describes the fang-like spines of this species. Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1cel, #2cel, #3cel @ $10.00 each

   Coryphantha glassii - The word glassii is an epithet in honor of Charles E. Glass am American cactus specialist and horiculturist. Endemic to Guanajuato and San Luis Potosí in Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1cg, #2cg, #3cg, #4cg @ $10.00 each All Sold

    Coryphantha macromeris jj#1- USA - New Mexico, Texas and Mexico - hihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas. The typical Coryphantha macromeris has a very large population comprising many thousands and possibly hundreds of thousands of individuals. The flowers of Coryphantha macromeris are virtually identical to those of Mammillaria wrightii and Escobaria vivipara; in the absence of vegetative material, flowers may be unidentifiable. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1cm, #2cm, #3cm, #4cm @ $13.00 each #2cm, #3cm Sold

   Coryphantha macromeris jj#2 - This plant is somewhat different then the one above. Grows much much larger heads. These plants has some light scaring. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1cmlg, #2cmlg @ $13.00 each #2cmlg Sold

   Coryphantha ramillosa - Coryphantha ramillosa is a small cactus species, appearing bristly or shaggy grey, brown, or whitish. Flowers from young areoles near the apex, funnel shaped, colour varying from pale pink to deep rose purple with darker mid-stripe, glossy. Coryphantha ramillosa has a wide range in southwest Texas along the Rio Grande in Brewster and southern Terrell counties, and on a substantial portion of northern Mexico on the neighboring Chihuahua and Coahuila. I cut up a large plant from a old collection. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. #1cr, #2cr @ $13.00 each #1cr Sold

   Coryphantha sunderlandii - Found on one ranch in South Texas by Mr. Sunderland. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1cs, #2cs, #3cs, #4cs @ $15.00 each #1cs, #2cs, #3cs, Sold

   Epithelantha micromeri - Epithelantha micromeris is a miniature globose cactus, erect, unbranched or in small clumps, not deep-seated in substrate, appearing ashy grey and relatively rough in general aspect. USA - Arizona (Santa Cruz and Cochise County) New Mexico (Hildago and Sandoval Co, From Sierra and Chaves to Eddy Co), western Texas. Mexico (northern Chihuahua). The endemic Mexican taxa have relatively large flowers like those of Epithelantha bokei. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1em, #2em @$13.00 each Both Sold

   Epithelanth micromeri ssp. unguispina - All the Epithelantha are very beautiful plants. This one will develop a shaggy look with a longer spines mixed in with the shorter. Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1emu, #2emu, #3emu, #4emu @ $13.00 each All Sold

   Escobaria chihuahuensis ssp. henricksonii - Clustering stems with pink flowers. Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1ech, #2ech, #3ech @ $13.00 each All Sold

   Escobaria hesteri 'black spine form' - Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1ehb, #2ehb, #3ehb @ $10.00 each #2ehb Sold

    Escobaria hesteri 'white spine form' - Escobaria hesteri is a dwarf cactus unbranched, except in old age, ultimately offsetting to form clusters & eventually, low many-stemmed mounds 5-20(-30) cm in diameter. Small but showy near the top of the stems (18-25 long, 20-34 mm in diameter), gorgeous deep rose-purple to magenta with a paler throat. Southwestern USA, Texas. Growing in 3 inch pots. - #1ehw, #2ehw @ $10.00 each both Sold

   Escobaria laredoi -Escobaria laredoi is a clustering species that readily builds up into a cluster of stems smothered by bright white spines, further decorated by purple pink blooms, it doesn't require any special treatment. If grown correctly, it will reward the grower with generous displays of flowers. Growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot. - #1el @ $13.00 Sold

   Escobaria minima - This tiny cactus with its thick whitish spines and attractive pink flowers (larger than the plant itself), it is highly prized among collectors. Chihuahuan desert in the USA, they are found from only three populations, all in a tiny area of Brewster County, Texas. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1esm, #2esm, #3esm @ $15.00 each #3esm Sold

   Escobaria sneedii ssp. sneedii - Primarily it occurs on the tops of limestone ridges in areas of broken terrain, terraces, rim rock or in poorly developed limestone soil, the majority of the plants grow in cracks in the rocks on north-facing slopes between 1,400-1,800 m in elevation, rarely under cover, usually sparsely distributed among the shrubby vegetation of the high Chihuahuan desert -shrub and interior chaparral. Grows in dense clusters with as many as 100 or more stems in a clump. Each individual stem is 1.5-6(8) cm tall and 1-2,5 cm in diameter. Tubercles - cylindrical 5 mm long; On mature stems with upper surface grooved. Spines - 30 to 90 very small radials, typically white often brown at tip, fading to grey, slender and bristle-like, mostly about 1-2.5 mm long, radiating from areole and appressed against plant, sometimes with one to few short porrect centrals. Roots are fibrous. Flowers are brownish-pink in early April-May. Showy smaller, usually not opening widely, 1.2 cm long up to 1.5 cm wide; tepals brownish-pink (rarely pale yellowish, or whitish) in color, usually with midstrip darker; stigmas white to pink; Fruit: Small elongate, 1-1.5 cm long, green to somewhat reddish. Notes: The subspecies leei differs from other Escobaria in densely its clumping habit, small stem size, and tightly, almost pectinate, spination. The wild population intergrades with other forms of E. sneedii in the Guadalupe Mountains. This is apparently a neotenic variety of the species in which juvenile spination is retained throughout the life of the plant. This species is closely related to E. sneedii var. sneedii from which it differs by having deflexed spines, rather than spreading ones, brownish - pink flowers as opposed to rose-magenta ones, and seeds 1 mm long as opposed to 0.75 mm in length (01,02,05. Very small heads will make nice clumps. I've been told it's cold hardy but I have not grown it outdoors in Oklahoma. This are growing in 3 inch pots. - #1es, #2es, #3es, #4es @ $15.00 each All Sold

    Mammillaria bocasana - It is a fast-growing cactus covered with clusters of silky white hairs, with each cluster surrounding a yellow-to-red hooked spine. The spines are used to make fishhooks in Mexico. Growing in a 3 inch pot. - #1mb @ $10.00

   Mammillaria bocasana - Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot. - #1mblg @ $15.00 Sold

   Mammillaria bocasana crest - Growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot. - #1mbc @ $20.00 Sold

    Mammillaria bocasana monstrose 'Fred' - This monstrose can also make crested stems. Spineless green blobs. Depends on what time of the year they can have white, pink and red growing tips. All growing on there own roots. Flowers are cream color and can make red seed pods. These are growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - #1mbf, #2mbf, #3mbf, #4mbf @ $25.00 each #1mbf Sold

    Mammilloydia candida rosea - Mostly found with the synonyms name of Mammillaria candida. Mammilloydia candida popularly called 'Snowball' is a choice, attractive succulent plant with a so dense snowy white, spination, that its body appears almost hidden by spines. Mammilloydia are clearly related to the genus Mammillaria, but their unique seed structure and other anomalies indicates that their overall resemblance to Mammillaria is due to convergence and are usually recognized as segregate genera. However, their true relationship remains unclear. So far: Mammilloydia candida subs. ortizrubiona, connected through the particularly lovely Mammilloydia candida var. rosea, representt the segregate genus Mammilloydia. It is a simple or eventually clustering perennial cactus. Origin and Habitat: Northeastern Mexico in Coahuila, Guanajuato, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, and Tamaulipas. Altitude: 500-2500. It grows in well drained, flat area in crevices on limestone rock, hilltops, rocky slopes and canyon walls. With this one the newer spines will have a little reddish coloring then turn white. Will make a nice clumping plant. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - photo of flowering plants - left to right - #1mcr, #2mcr, #3mcr @ $13.00 each

   Mammilloydia candida rosea - Will make a nice clumping plant. Growing in a 6 inch pot. - #1mcxl @ $18.00

    Mammillaria compressa ssp. centralifera - Is one of the innumerable local form of the very variable Mammillaria compressa. It distinguishes for the presence of long central spines, usually one, sometimes two, and for the greater amount of axillary wool. It flowers quite readily, and bright purple-pink rings around each head make this species a beautiful one at flowering time, which is usually May to June. It has the same variable characteristics of the species. Queretaro, San Luis Potosi and Tamaulipas and is more northerly distributed than the standard species. These plants were offsets from a crested plant. They may make a crest? Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1cc, #2cc, #3cc, #4cc @ $10.00 each #1cc, #2cc Sold

   Mammillaria decipiens ssp. albescens - Nice clump forming with soft white spine and whiteish flowers. Mammillaria decipiens (a.k.a. Bird's Nest Mammillaria) is a low growing, prominently ‘nippled' cactus species, with long, bristly spines that cross each other forming a sort of bird's nest look - hence its common name. Mexico states of San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato and Queretaro. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - #1mdc @ $13.00 each Sold

   Mammillaria duwei - Mammillaria duwei is a small solitary rarely offsetting plants that eventually forms tiny mounds. The long central spine is not present on all the clones, yellowish, hooked, to 8 mm long, pubescent. Funnel-form, less deeply set, yellowish/cream to light yellow, about 20 mm long and in diameter. Inner segments lanceolate, widely spreading, acuminate, style and stigma lobes greenish. Mexico. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - #1md, #2md, #3md @ $13.00 each #1md, #3md Sold

Mammillaria elongata minina monstrose JJ#1 - This monstrose form has stems that are under a half inch with tiny burst of monstrose spines, cream colored flowers. They will make red monstrose growths. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1em, 32em, #3em, #4em, #5em @ $13.00 each #2em, #3em, #4em Sold

   Mammillaria elongata monstrose JJ#2 - Somewhat like 'Fred' with a few star burst spines. Growing in 3 inch pots. - front & top photos - left to right- #1JJ#2, #2JJ#2 @ $18.00 each both Sold

   Mammillaria geminispina ssp. nobilis - This plant is easily recognized for its long white spines that cover the new growth, flowers are carmine in late spring and sometime in autumn too. This Mammillaria gets only better looking with age. It will continue to put on more and more heads, as well as more white cotton topping. The heads form mounds that seem stacked on top of each other. Flowers are campanulate, pinkish to carmine red, with darker midveins, to 20 mm long and in diameter usually in a ring in the growth of the previous year but sometime more randomly over the body. If grown from seed, M. geminispina can take seven to eight years before flowering. Hidalgo, Queretaro and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Growing in 4 1/2 pots. - #1mgn, #2mgn @ $18.00 each Both Sold

   Mammillaria glassii 'Dulces Nonbres' - Field number: L 1537 track from Dulces Nombres over Santa Engracia, Tamaulipas, Mexico 1800 m. It is a sweet little mat forming plant, that offsets heavily and forms a beautiful low white cushion. Flowers very small and pink for two months in Spring. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1mg, #2mg @ $13.00 each

   Mammillaria glassii 'Dulces Nonbres' - Field number: L 1537 track from Dulces Nombres over Santa Engracia, Tamaulipas, Mexico 1800 m. It is a sweet little mat forming plant, that offsets heavily and forms a beautiful low white cushion. Flowers very small and pink for two months in Spring. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. #1mglg @ $15.00 Sold

  Mammillaria hahniana ssp. hahniana - Very handsome variant of the species. Will make nice clumps of hairy heads. Violet flowers. Sometimes called the "Old Lady Cactus". Habitat - Mexican states of Queretaro, Guanajuato, and Tamaulipas. - Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot. Photo of plant with flowers. - #1mh @ $15.00

   Mammillaria herrerae ssp. herrerae - This is one of the nicest small white species of Cactus, that may at first glance recall some forms of  M. humboldtii. What a beauty! It is endemic to Queretaro, Mexico. It grows mainly in open places between grasses and calcareous rocks, in association with other cactus species like Echinocactus grusonii, Ferocactus hystrix and Thelocactus leucanthus.  Altitude: 1.300 - 1.920 m.It is small growing cactus that look like a little golf ball. It usually stays solitary, or occasionally clusters from the base. Stems are globose or slightly elongated as it ages, 2 - 3.5 cm in diameter and height. In cultivation it can grow very slowly up to 8 cm tall. Without latex. Flower are diurnal, quite large for a Mammillaria, pale pink to red-violet, 20 - 25 mm long and very showy. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1mh, #2mh, #3mh @ $15.00 each All Sold

    Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp. nejapensis variegata - Interesting variegation, gives the plant a glow when grown in good light. Mammillaria nejapensis is very variable, especially for the length of the spines, and  at the beginning there were two recognized varietyiesvar. brevispina and var. longispina, with respectively short and long spines, but they are merely local or individual variations. This species branches basally or more frequently forms large colonies by dichotomous division. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. Photo with flowers. - front & back photos - left to right - #1knv, #2knv @ $25.00 each both Sold

   Mammillaria longimamma ssp. uberiformis - At first solitary, but clustering very young and forming dense clusters to 15 cm or more broad. With 10-30(-50) braches. No Central spine for the var. uberiformis. Flowers very large for this genus, 4-6 cm. long, 4.5-6 cm. wide with bright yellow petals in May-July., stigmas yellow. Thick taproots, larger in upper portion. From Mexico - Hidalgo, Querétaro between 1000 and 2200m altitude. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1mlu, #2mlu @ $13.00 each

   M. magnifica - Is a fine but poorly known taxon that form clumps of tall column bristling with yellowish brown, hooked central spines. It is a rapidly growing, clumping species but often distinctly tatty or tired-looking in cultivation. However, the plant will reward the skilled growers with ring of fine rose-purple flowers circling the crown of the plant. There are several forms known, some with gold spines, some with red to black spines. The large stem will grow towards the sun, changing direction in just a few weeks if the plant is turned. The specific epithet magnifica means (lat. Magnificus) gorgeous. Mammillaria magnifica is endemic to Mexico, where it is distributed in the states of Morelos and Puebla. Altitude range: 1,000 to 1,550 metres above sea level. This species is probably found in deciduous forest. The threats to this species are unknown. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1mmt, #2mmt, #3mmt @ $15.00 each

     Mammillaria matudae - Is a columnar cactus that offsets basally to form wide clusters in time. The stem is quite tidy in youth and tends to recline as it elongates giving the old plant a characteristic sprawling habit. Each head is surrounded by a complete ring, 2-3 flowers thick, of star like magenta flowers usually just 2-5 cm from the growing tip of the cactus. There are ample variations among spines color. Origin and Habitat: Mammillaria matudae is endemic to Mexico, where it is distributed in the state of and Mexico close to the border with the state of Michoacán, Guerrero Mexico (Northern America). Altitude range: 700-1250 meters above sea level. This species is probably found in deciduous forest. The threats to this species are unknown. The pink ring is from the last flower crop. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. Photo of them flowing. - left to right - #1mmx, #2mmx @ $13.00 each

   Mammillaria mazatlanensi - Is a cylindrical cactus, with reddish brown spines and large bright purple flowers with green stigmas. The plants are commonly cespitose, often forming broad clumps with many heads. Endemic to NW Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1m, #2m, #3m, #4m @ $10.00 each

   Mammillaria multidigitata - Mammillaria multidigitata is endemic to San Pedro Nolasco Island in Mexico, where it growson steep slopes. From spring to early summer it sprouts white to cream colored flowers with yellow-green stigma, orange pollen and reddish-orange seed pots. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1mm, #2mm, #3mm, #4mm @$13.00 each

   Mammillaria crinita ssp. painteri - Synonyn: Mammillaria painteri - It is a small globular cactus, almost hidden by the spines. It is also known by many to be synonymous with Mammillaria crinita subsp. crinita and is one of the several forms of it with red, brown or coffee coloured central spines (the other forms have yellow centrals). Other similar forms with dark central spines comprises. Plant solitary and with age it may offset from the base to form a small cluster. Stem are globose, dark green, about 2-8 high and cm in diameter. In its monstrous form, Mammillaria painteri monstruosa, it can grow to be larger. Origin and Habitat: Queretaro and adjacent areas in Hidalgo and Guanajuato, Mexico. Type locality: San Juan del Rio and adjacent areas, Queretaro, Hidalgo, Central Mexico. Altitude: 1800-2240 meters above sea level. Growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot. - #1mpls @ $13.00 each Sold

   Mammillaria plumosa #1JJ - This is the larger stem form of Mammaillaria plumosa. Sometime called the 'Feather Cactus'. Very soft touchable spines. Will have pinkish flowers thought out the fall and winter. They make nice feathery clusters. Habitat - Mexican states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1mp, #2mp @ $13.00 each

   Mammillaria plumosa #2MK - This is the larger stem form of Mammaillaria plumosa. Sometime called the 'Feather Cactus'. Very soft touchable spines. Will have pinkish flowers thought out the fall and winter. They make nice feathery clusters. Habitat - Mexican states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon. Pink flower form. Growing in 6 inch pots. #1mpxl @ $18.00

  Mammillaria plumosa #2MK - This is the larger stem form of Mammaillaria plumosa. Sometime called the 'Feather Cactus'. Very soft touchable spines. Will have pinkish flowers thought out the fall and winter. They make nice feathery clusters. Habitat - Mexican states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon. - Pink flower form. Growing in 6 inch pots. #2mpxl @ $18.00

    Mammillaria plumosa #2MK - This is the larger stem form of Mammaillaria plumosa. Sometime called the 'Feather Cactus'. Very soft touchable spines. Will have pinkish flowers thought out the fall and winter. They make nice feathery clusters. Habitat - Mexican states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon. - Pink flower form. Growing in 6 inch pots. #3mpxl @ $18.00 Sold

   Mammillaria pottsii -  Plants more or less cespitose branching basally and along the stems, although single-stemmed, presumably young plants are not uncommon. This species is widely grown in collections but the flowers are inconspicuous. M. pottsii is similar to some plants of Coryphantha tuberculosa and Coryphantha sneedii var. albicolumnaria, both of which occur in the same area, but these species are readily distinguished by stem, spine, flower, and fruit characters. Presumably, the specific epithet honors E H. Potts (1824-88), a mining engineer in the Sierra Madre, Mexico. Reportedly, Potts was a source of cactus plants for the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in London and ultimately for the foremost German cac-tologist, Salm-Dyck. Instead, the epithet may be for John Potts (see Opuntia pottsii). Mexico, and in Texas, USA. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1p, #2p, #3p @ $13.00 each #1p, #3p, #2p Sold

    Mammillaria prolifera ssp. texana - Flowering in the spring. They grow in Tamaulipan thorn scrub, oak-juniper woodlands, gravel, limestone crevices, or litter beneath vegetation, cliffs, hills, valleys and plains. Texas, USA & Mexico. The red seed pods will come with the plants if present. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1pt, #2pt, #3pt, #4pt, #5pt @ $10.00 each

   Mammillaria rekoi ssp. leptacantha - Mammillaria rekoi has been variously named, but nowadays there are only three recognized subspecies: The subspecies 'rekoi' grows mostly with a solitary stem.  It only has 4 central spines, with the lower one  hooked, and 20 white radial spines per areole. The subspecies 'aureispina' sometimes grows multiple stems.  It has 5-7 central spines ,and 20-23 yellow golden radial spines per areole. The subspecies 'leptacantha' forms clumps frequently.  It has 4-6 central spines that are curved and hooked, with 27-30 radial spines per areole. Oaxaca: Mitla, Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1rl, #2rl, #3rl, @ $10.00 each

   Mammillaria rekoi ssp. leptacantha - In the time  Mammillaria rekoi has been variously named. but nowadays there are only three recognized subspecies: The subspecies 'rekoi' grows mostly with a solitary stem.  It only has 4 central spines, with the lower one  hooked, and 20 white radial spines per areole. The subspecies 'aureispina' sometimes grows multiple stems.  It has 5-7 central spines ,and 20-23 yellow golden radial spines per areole. The subspecies 'leptacantha' forms clumps frequently.  It has 4-6 central spines that are curved and hooked, with 27-30 radial spines per areole. Oaxaca: Mitla, Mexico. - Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot. - left to right - #1mrl, #2mrl @ $18.00 each #2mrl Sold

   Mammillaria rhodantha forma rubrispina - Columnar plants, usually solitary but they can form pups on old plants. M. spinosissima is very variable due to its wide area of origin in Mexico. The color of the spines vary from red or rust to white. The “rubrispina” selection forms nice clumps of columns, densely spined with bright coppery red spines. Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot. - #1mrs @ $13.00

   Mammillaria sphaerica - Mammillaria sphaerica, best known in culture as Dolichothele sphaerica, is a small, light green sperical cactus, forming mounds or clumps to ca. 5 cm high and 5-30 cm in diameter, with 30-40 (or more) branches. It has soft stems. If grown correctly, it will recompense the grower with generous displays of lemon-yellow flowers. Texas, USA - Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1sp, #2sp, #3sp, #4sp @ $10.00 each

    Mammillaria spinosissima 'Un Pico' - This is a stable genetic mutation from a very variable spined species Mammillaria spinosissima, in which each areole only produces one spine, but some perfectly spineless areoles are also present. Mammillaria pilcayensis cv. Un Pico is an easy to grow cultivar, just as a classic cactus, don't requires any special treatment, but need as much light as possible without burning the plant to encourage the heaviest spine formation. It is a great starter plant for the cactus grower, that readily builds up into a cluster of stems highlighted by reddish spines, further decorated by rings of purple-pink blooms. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1sup, #2sup, #3sup @ $13.00 each

   Mammillaria spinosissima 'Un Pico' crest - Growing in a 3 1/2 pot. - #1suplg @ $25.00 Sold

   Mammillaria spinosissima 'Un Pico' crest - A small form of the one above. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1sdc, #2sdc, #3sdc, #4sdc @ $35.00 each #1sdc, #2sdc, #3sdc, #4sdc Sold

   Mammillaria spinosissima 'Un Pico' crest - A small form of the one above. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #5sdc, #6sdc, #7sdc @ $35.00 each #6sdc Sold

    Mammillaria surculosa - Synonym: Dolichnthele surculosa - It's a low-growing widely spreading cactus forming crowded mats or mounds of small heads and relatively large, bright yellow flowers. The most obvious characteristic for associating it with Dolichothele are the prominent tubercles and the comparatively larger yellow flowers than those of the average. Taproot, merging with stem forming a stout tuberous rootstock. It has one solitary, hooked, needle-like, slender, somewhat twisted, amber yellow or brownish-yellow, darker tipped, up to 20 mm long. Radial spines: 12-15, white, 8-10 mm long, acicular, stiff , bristle-like, whitish to pale yellow, interlacing, flattened. Flowers are funnel form, sulphur yellow, lemon scented, not more than 2,5 cm long and approx. 18 mm in diameter at anthesis. Tepals few, fused at the base, chrome-yellow with red tips and brownish-pink stripes on the backside. Origin and Habitat: Tamaulipas - nearby Miquihiuany to the north of San Luis Potosí - nearby La Inconada, North-Eastern Mexico. Altitude: 950-1200 metres above sea level. Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1s, #2s, #3s, #4s @ $10.00 each #1s, #3s Sold

   Mammillaria surculosa - Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot. - #1mslg @ $15.00 Sold

   Mammillaria uncinata - Fat dark-green with short hooked spines. Solitary or slowly offsetting cactus. Stems:  Dark blue-green, 6 - 10 cm high, 8 - 10 cm in diameter.  In the wild it grows very flat, but under cultivation it grows as globular as any other. Radial spines: 3 - 6, upper ones shorter and stronger, straight or slightly curved, pinkish to greyish white, 5 - 6 mm in length. Central spines:  1, hooked, pinkish grey to dark purplish brown, with dark tips, up to 10 mm long.Widely distributed in Mexico - Hidalgo, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Morelos, Puebla, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Durango, Queretaro, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Aguascalients, Michoacan and Jalisco. Habitat: Grows at 1.500 - 2.800 m in altitude. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1mu, #2mu @ $15.00 each  

    Mammillaria voburnensis subs. eichlamii - Mammillaria voburnensis subs. eichlamii differs from the other Guatemalan species in the yellow wool in the axils of the tubercles and in the areoles. If water is kept off the areole wool of this cactus, the areoles will maintain a deep yellow coloring. The coloring is apparently caused by secretion that occurs as the plant grows new areole wool. Flower-buds covered with long wool. Outer perianth-segments narrow, acuminate, with a brownish-red stripe down the center, otherwise cream cultured, slightly ciliate. Inner perianth-segments narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, entire, cream coloured to light lemon-yellow. Style longer than the stamens, pale. Stigma-lobes linear, 4 to 6, yellow, obtuse. Dark red fruit. It grows by producing offsets and doesn't require any special treatment. Mexico. - #1ve @ $13.00 Sold

   Mammillaria voburnensis sub. voburnensis - My favorite! Blackish colored body with blackish red spines and white wool. Mexico. Growing in 3 inch pots - left to right - #1vv, #2vv, #3vv, #4vv @ $13.00 each

   Mammillaria voburnensis sub. voburnensis - My favorite! Blackish colored body with blackish red spines and white wool. Mexico. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots - left to right - #1vvlg, #2vvlg, #3vvlg @ $15.00 each All Sold

    Mammillaria ziilmanniana monstrose 'Wacky Fred' - It does some wacky things! Growing in 3 inch pots. left to right - #1zw, #2zw, #3zw, #4zw @ $20.00 each #1zw, #3zw, #4zw Sold

   Mammillaria ziilmanniana monstrose 'Wacky Fred' - It does some wacky things! Growing in a 3 inch pot. - front & back photos - #5zw @ $20.00 Sold

   Mammillaria ziilmanniana crest monstrose 'Wacky Fred' JJ#3 - It does some wacky things! Growing in 3 inch pots. - left to right - #1zjj3, #2zjj3, #3zjj3 @ $30.00 each All Sold

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