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Mammillaria aselliformis (Ehrenb.) H.P.Kelsey & Dayton
Standard. Pl. Names, ed. 2. 74. 1942 (as asselliformis )
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Pelecyphora aselliformis Ehrenb.
Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 1: 737. 1843.

Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
It is a rare and very slow growing cactus, it is usually found grafted and "own roots" specimens are highly valued.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pelecyphora aselliformis Ehrenb.
Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 1: 737. 1843.
Synonymy: 7 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pelecyphora aselliformis f. monstruosa hort.

Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Woodlouse Cactus, Hatchet Cactus
SPANISH (Español): Peyotillo, Piote, Peyote meco, Peotillo, Peote

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pelecyphora aselliformis group



2515 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26933 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini

7085 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
2514 andrea Andrea B.
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Andrea B.

23995 carolina Carolina González
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Carolina González
2525 cactus-art Cactus Art
The spines are pectinated and look like the Sowbugs or woodlouse (Oniscus asellus) from which the species name. (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art

2520 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art
2519 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria aselliformis (Pelecyphora aselliformis) Photo by: Cactus Art

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