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Mammillaria candida (Scheidw.) Britton & Rose
Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles v. (1838) 496.
Family: CACTACEAE

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

Mammillaria candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammilloydia candida (Scheidw.) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 98: 65. 1951
Synonymy: 23
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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
Mammillaria candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
2316 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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

23879 carolina Carolina González
Mammillaria candida (Mammilloydia candida) Photo by: Carolina González
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