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Neomammillaria vagaspina (R.T.Craig) Y.Itô
Cactaceae [Itô] 606, without basionym ref. 1981

= Mammillaria vagaspina R.T.Craig
Mammill. Handbook 62, fig. 44. 1945 R.T.Craig

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.
Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. [ Till. ] lxiii. (1824) 14

Neomammillaria vagaspina (Mammillaria vagaspina) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
REP1061 (Collector Werner Reppenhagen) Locality: Zaragoza de Solis, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, 1950 m asl.


See all synonyms of Mammillaria magnimamma
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.
Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. [ Till. ] lxiii. (1824) 14
Synonymy: 25 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria magnimamma var. recurva (Lehm. ex Pfeiff.) Borg
Synonymy: 5

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

  • Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.: Has blue-green body, dirty cream to reddish flower, and no central spines. It is very variable. Distribution: Hidalgo, Guerrero, Mexico, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Queretaro, Guanajuato, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, and San Luis Potosi.
  • Mammillaria saxicola Repp.: has olive green body, whitish flower, more radial spines and the presence of central spines. Distribution: Queretaro and the border of San Luis Potosi, near Arroyo Seco.
  • Mammillaria vagaspina R.T.Craig: has long twisted central spines. Distribution: Central Mexico.
  • Mammillaria vallensis Repp.: Distribution: Abra Valles, San Luis Potosí.
  • Mammillaria vallensis var. brevispina Repp.: Distribution: Abra Celaya, Antiguo Morelos to Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas.

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