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Mammillaria tesopacensis var. papasquiarensis Bravo ex S.Arias, U.Guzmán & S.Gama López
Cact. Suc. Mex. 37(3): 74 (1992)

= Mammillaria papasquiarensis (Bravo) Repp.
Gattung Mammill. nach dem Heutigen Stand Meines Wissens 1988 137 (1989), basionym without type Repp.

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammillaria grusonii C.Runge
Gartenflora xxxviii. (1889) 105. fig. 20. ( "grusoni" )

Mammillaria tesopacensis var. papasquiarensis (Mammillaria papasquiarensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
L1073 (Collector Alfred Bernhard Lau) Penon Blanco, South of Nazas, Durango, Mexico Altitude: 1800 m a.s.l. (a.ka. M. wagneriana)


See all synonyms of Mammillaria grusonii
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria grusonii C.Runge
Gartenflora xxxviii. (1889) 105. fig. 20. ( "grusoni" )
Synonymy: 8

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

  • Mammillaria durangicola Repp.: This form has 10-16 radials, 4-15 mm long, 1 - 3 central, 10-17mm long, black, and flowers as in Mammillaria pachycylindrica, with a brownish midstrip.
  • Mammillaria grusonii C.Runge: It is one of the largest species in the genus and usually solitary, it reaches 30 cm or more in diameter.
  • Mammillaria mexicensis R.T.Craig: has dark pink flowers.
  • Mammillaria pachycylindrica Backeb.: (Reppennhagen considered it a separate form) with more spines, 20–23 grayish-white radials and about 6 centrals, at first dark, blackish-brown, becoming gray, tepals lobes with a wide brownish-pink midstrip.
  • Mammillaria papasquiarensis (Bravo) Repp.: is a long spined form, with 8-10 radial spines, 5-40 mm long, and 1 to 3 central spines, 40 - 100 mm long. The flowers are white with a pinkish midstrip.
  • Mammillaria tinuvieliae Laferr.
  • Mammillaria zeyeriana F.Haage ex K.Schum.: The spines are of intermediate measurement, of which the radials are 10 to 15, 8-15 mm long, and the centrals usually 4 (but sometime up to 6), 12 - 25 mm long. The flowers are similar to those of Mammillaria papasquiarensis.

26485 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
L1073 Penon Blanco, South of Nazas, Durango, Mexico 1800m (Mammillaria papasquiarensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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