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Mammillaria curvispina Otto

Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammillaria crucigera Mart.
Hort. Reg. Monac. (1829) 127, nomen; Et: Mart. & Otto in Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 16(1): 340. 1832 Mart. & Schrank

Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
SB529 Teotitlan del Camino, Oaxaca, Mexico, 500m. The typical form of this intriguing species is known from a very long time, but it is still very rare in collections, the slow growth rate make it one of the most sought-after and highly priced of all mammillarias.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria crucigera Mart.
Hort. Reg. Monac. (1829) 127, nomen; Et: Mart. & Otto in Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 16(1): 340. 1832
Synonymy: 6 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria crucigera subs. tlalocii (Repp.) D.R.Hunt
Mammillaria Postscripts 6: 9 (1997)
Synonymy: 8
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Owl Eye Cactus
UKRAINIAN (Українська): Мамілярія круцигера, Мамілярія крестова

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



5108 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
20230 julio Julio C. García
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Julio C. García

5113 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Cactus Art
5534 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

5116 cactus-art Cactus Art
The tendency to branch dichtocomuously (each head splitting into into 2 or more heads) make this one of the prettiest species. (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Cactus Art
5112 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Cactus Art

5114 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Cactus Art
18262 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria curvispina (Mammillaria crucigera) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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