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Mammillaria sinforosensis subs. cobrensis (Repp.) Lizen & R.Schumach.
Kakteen Sukk. 58(9): 236. 2007 [Sep 2007]
Family: CACTACEAE

= Mammillaria lindsayi var. cobrensis Repp.
Gattung Mammill. Monogr. 2: 667 (1992), without latin descr. or type. et: Mitteilungsbl. AfM 17(1): 21, 26–30 (1993) Repp.

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammillaria standleyi (Britton & Rose) Orcutt
Cactography 8. 1926 [ cf: Gentry - Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 196 (1942). ] Orcutt

Mammillaria sinforosensis subs. cobrensis (Mammillaria lindsayi var. cobrensis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria standleyi (Britton & Rose) Orcutt
Cactography 8. 1926 [ cf: Gentry - Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 196 (1942). ]
Synonymy: 24
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria standleyi group

  • Mammillaria floresii Fritz Schwarz: usually solitary. Central spines (2-)4, reddish 5-9 mm long. Radials few to 16, 4-8 mm long. Flowers purplish red to 12 mm long. Distribution: San Bernardo, Sonora.
  • Mammillaria lindsayi R.T.Craig: forms clumps up to 1 m wide, has white axillary wool and bristles. Radial spines 10-14 white, centrals 2-4 , straight, brown to black, flowers greenish yellow. Distribution: Chihuahua and Sinaloa, Mexico.
  • Mammillaria lindsayi var. cobrensis Repp.: is distinguishable from the type for the stem that is always solitary with a very woolly apex. The stem is dark green and it lacks of bristles in the woolly tubercles axil. Distribution: Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • Mammillaria lindsayi var. rubriflora Hils: as the name implies it has reddish flower.
  • Mammillaria miegiana W.H.Earle: mostly solitary with stems, densely covered by spines appearing white and producing large, dark reddish-pink flowers with scarlet midveins. Distribution: Northem Sonora.
  • Mammillaria standleyi (Britton & Rose) Orcutt: very variable, with white radial spine, brownish centrals and white wool between the tubercles. Flowers purplish up to 12 mm long. Distribution: Chihuahua, Sinaloa, and Sonora.


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