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Epithelantha micromeris ssp. unguispina
Scientific Name: Epithelantha micromeris ssp. unguispina (Boed.) N.P. Taylor
Synonym: Mammillaria micromeris var. unguispina, Epithelantha spinosior
Family: Cactaceae
Epithelantha  micromeris ssp. unguispina Minimum Avg. Temperature: 25°F (-4°C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Mexico (Monterrey in Nuevo León)

Growth Habits: Globular cactus, often clumping, up to 2.5 inches in diameter (6 cm); short black central spine, 0.16 inch long (4 mm); 18 to 24 radials, 0.1 inch long (2 mm).

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers in spring, larger than the type.

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