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Mammillaria carmenae
Scientific Name: Mammillaria carmenae Casteñeda
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  carmenae
Mammillaria carmenae at the Huntington Gardens conservatory in early July (HBG 59507)
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Mexico (Tamaulipas)

Growth Habits: Clumping, heads 2 inches in diameter (5 cm), 3 inches tall (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

The Mammillaria carmenae is in danger of extinction in the wild.

Mammillaria  carmenae

Mammillaria  carmenae

Blooming Habits:
The Mammillaria carmenae has creamy white 0.6 inch wide (1.5 cm) flowers in late winter. The flower photograph was taken in late March at the Huntington (HBG 57814).

Fruiting Habits:

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