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Mammillaria stella-de-tacubaya
Scientific Name: Mammillaria stella-de-tacubaya Heese
Synonym: Mammillaria chica
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  stella-de-tacubaya
Mammillaria stella-de-tacubaya at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (Durango)

Growth Habits: Usually solitary globose cactus, 2.5 inches tall (6 cm), 2.5 inches in diameter (6 cm)

Watering Needs: Subject to root rot if overwatered


Blooming Habits:
Reddish-white flowers with pinkish midstripe, 0.75 inch in diameter (1.8 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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