Mammillaria

The genus Mammillaria is one of the largest in the cactus family (Cactaceae), with currently 171 known species and varieties recognized. Most of the mammillarias are native to Mexico, but some come from the southwest USA, the Caribbean, Colombia, Venezuela, Guatemala and Honduras. The common name `pincushion cactus` refers to this and the closel.....
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Mammillaria

(Feather Cactus, Pincushion, Snowball, Golden Star, Lace Cactus, Little Candles, Nipple Cactus, Powder Puff Cactus, Silver Cluster Cactus, Thimble Cactus) This group consists of about 250 species of cacti that are natives of Mexico, Columbia, Guatemala, Honduras, the southern US, Venezuela, and the West Indies. They range from small plants, ¾-in...
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mammillaria

noun any cactus of the genus Mammillaria
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Mammillaria

large genus (some 150 species) of low-growing cacti, native to the Western Hemisphere and concentrated in Mexico. It includes pincushion, fishhook, ... [1 related articles]
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Mammillaria

Mammillaia is a genus of tropical succulent plants belonging to the family Cactaceae. They bear usually solitary flowers growing from the axil of the tubercle. The stems are cylindrical or globular and absolutely symmetrical in form, generally bearing spines in neat rosettes.
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mammillaria

Type: Term Pronunciation: mam′i-lār′ē-ă See: mammillary body
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mammillaria

[n] - any cactus of the genus Mammillaria
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