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Solisia solisioides (Backeb.) Doweld
Sukkulenty 3(1-2): 37. 2000
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammillaria solisioides Backeb.
Cactus (Paris) No. 31, Suppl.,. 3 (1952); cf. Gray Herb. Card Cat.

Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

Synonyms:

Common Names include:
RUSSIAN (Русский): Маммиллярия солисиевидная
SPANISH (Español): Pitayta

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria pectinifera group

  • Mammillaria pectiniferaMammillaria pectinifera F.A.C.Weber in Bois: It is a small cactus that in habitat appears above the ground as a squat stem. Spines: 20-40, pectinate, flattened against the body, fine, numerous, white, 1.5 - 2 mm long. Lacking central spines. Distribution: Puebla.
  • Mammillaria pectinifera f. cristata hort.: crested form. This plant has different crested forms, some very thin and other wide and strong.
  • Mammillaria pectinifera f. monstruosa hort.: has apparentely spineless, creamy-white, extremely elongated areoles, but if you look carefully, they are formed by extremely, short bristle-like spines that give the areoles their characteristic felty appearance.
  • Mammillaria solisioides Backeb.: has only 25, flexible, chalky or dirty white, less pectinately arranged than the type and flattened against the stem surface, to 5 mm long. Central spines: Not present. Distribution: Oaxaca and Puebla.

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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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The characteristic innocuous spines. (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Solisia solisioides (Mammillaria solisioides) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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