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Mammillaria aureilanata
Scientific Name: Mammillaria aureilanata Backeb.
Synonym: Chilita aureilanata, Ebnerella aureilanata, Mammillaria aureilanata var. alba, Mammillaria cephalophora
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  aureilanata
Mammillaria aureilanata var. alba
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (San Luis Potosi)

Growth Habits: Globular cactus, generally solitary, up to 4 inches in diameter (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Rot prone, needs good drainage.

Propagation: Seeds

The species name aureilanata comes from the Latin for 'golden wool'. It is coming from a very small area from the state of San Luis Potosí in Mexico, where it is considered endangered.

Mammillaria  aureilanata

Blooming Habits:
The Mammillaria aureilanata var. alba has creamy flowers in winter while the Mammillaria aureilanata var. aureilanata has large pink flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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