Donate now to support the LLIFLE projects.
Your support is critical to our success.
Chilita candida (Scheidw.) Orcutt
Cactography 2. 1926
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammilloydia candida (Scheidw.) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 98: 65. 1951

Chilita candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Mammilloydia candida
back
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammilloydia candida (Scheidw.) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 98: 65. 1951
Synonymy: 23
back

Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Biznaga

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammilloydia candida group

  • Mammilloydia candida (Scheidw.) Buxb.: has up to 120 radial spines, cylindrical tubercles, 4-7 axillary hairs and rose pink flowers with greenish red midveins. Distribution: oahuila, Guanajuato, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, and Tamaulipas.
  • Mammilloydia candida subs. ortizrubiona (Bravo) Krainz in Krainz: has fewer radial spines (up to 60), fewer and larger tubercles, long axillary hairs and paler flowers. Distribution: Xichú and Guamúchil, Guanajuato.
  • Mammilloydia candida f. rosea (Salm-Dyck) Buxb. in Krainz: is a colour variant with nice pink tipped spines.

18703 Ilham Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
Chilita candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
2316 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Chilita candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

2318 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Chilita candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
2317 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Chilita candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

23879 carolina Carolina González
Chilita candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Carolina González
Send a photo of this plant.

The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more. We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we are also looking for better pictures than those already present. Read More...


Your Actions
Chilita Back to Chilita index
Cactaceae Back to Cactaceae index
Cacti Back to Cacti Encyclopedia index