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Mamillopsis senilis (Lodd. ex Salm-Dyck) F.A.C.Weber ex Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 4: 19. 1923 Bois, Dict. Hort. 2: 805. 1898 (nomen provisorium in synon.)
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Mammillaria senilis Lodd. ex Salm-Dyck
Cact. Hort. Dyck. (1849) 8, 82 (1850); et: K. Schum. Gesamtbeschreib. Kakt. 511 (1898).

Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Andrea B.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Mammillaria senilis Lodd. ex Salm-Dyck
Cact. Hort. Dyck. (1849) 8, 82 (1850); et: K. Schum. Gesamtbeschreib. Kakt. 511 (1898).
Synonymy: 9
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Common Names include:
SPANISH (Español): Cabeza de viejo
TARAHUMARA: Híkuli rosapara, Híkuli dewéame, Hikuri reweame

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

  • Mammillaria senilis Lodd. ex Salm-Dyck: looks like a cotton ball with small but deadly sharp, glistening hooked white spines and many white radials. The flowers are large red and very showy. Distribution: Chihuahua, Jalisco and Sinaloa.
  • Mammillaria senilis var. albiflora hort.: differs from the type only for the colour of the flowers, which are white instead of red, they are very showy too.
  • Mammillaria senilis var. diguetii F.A.C.Weber


15634 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
26543 diegoe Diego Armentano
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Diego Armentano

2309 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Cactus Art
2310 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Cactus Art

26671 diegoe Diego Armentano
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Diego Armentano
15595 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

15475 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mamillopsis senilis (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
2313 andrea Andrea B.
- This is a very ornamental plant that looks like a cotton ball with small but deadly sharp, glistening hooked white spines and many white radials. (Mammillaria senilis) Photo by: Andrea B.

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