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Tom in Tucson
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These remind me of a rare pale spine type of Mammillaria huitzilopochtli var. niduliformis I saw on a Czech site.
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Mammillaria leptacantha??
Echinofossulocactus sp.??
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Spence :mrgreen:
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Tom in Tucson wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 2:47 am These remind me of a rare pale spine type of Mammillaria huitzilopochtli var. niduliformis I saw on a Czech site.
Thanks Tom =D> =D> =D>
I think you hit the nail on the head.
I had not thought of that species because it is somewhat different from the one I have, but it agrees a lot with the description except for the color of the base of the radial spines, which, as in the type species, is brown and the color of the central ones that it should be darker.
This is the one I had...
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anttisepp wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:14 am Mammillaria leptacantha??
Echinofossulocactus sp.??
Thanks Anttisepp.
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greenknight wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 8:14 pm I think Tom nailed it, see: http://www.llifle.com/Encyclopedia/CACT ... duliformis
Thank you for your collaboration greenknight.
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