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Mammillaria carneaDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Mammillaria carnea
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Mammillaria compressa / Mother of hundredsDesert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Mammillaria compressa / Mother of hundreds
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Mammillaria geminispina Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Mammillaria geminispina 
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

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Mammillaria longimamma

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Mammillaria supertexta and a pair of heavily-wooled and spined Mammillaria karwinskiana from The Cactus King in Houston, TX.

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Mammillaria perbella / owl eye blooms

Mammillaria perbella / owl eye blooms

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Mammillaria bocasana

Mammillaria bocasana

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With at least 170 identified species, the Mammillaria genus is extremely diverse - both in form and bloom. Here are the 10 in bloom today!

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Mammillaria meiacantha  / afternoon shade

Mammillaria meiacantha / afternoon shade

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Mammillaria meiacantha

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How fascinating is the Mammillaria genus?

Well, in Bill Maddams’ summary of Mammillaria inflorescences in his collection during 2013 in the February issue of “The Journal of The Mammillaria Society”, he mentions no less than three dozen species of which I only possess two!

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I am now a card carrying member of The Mammillaria Society. (OK, they don’t send a card, but I joined)

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cactguy:

Mammillaria NOID

I’m going with cactusmandan on this one:Mammillaria muehlenpfordtii

cactguy:

Mammillaria NOID

I’m going with cactusmandan on this one:

Mammillaria muehlenpfordtii

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Mammillaria NOID

Mammillaria NOID

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Mammillaria mystax

Mammillaria mystax