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  Mammillaria cv. CATERPINCY (bocasana?) CACTUSPEDIA       


Mammillaria "CATERPINCY "  (Above in the square pot) and Mammillaria painteri forma mostruosa (Below in the round pot) is a monstrose, this are two old very similar cultivar  with really weird shapes characterized by reduced or absent spines, free branching, and small pink flower.
 

Description: It is a free branching cultivar that forms large low clusters of soft textured green  stems, some only a few centimeters across. Without or with very few thin hairy spines a the tubercles tip. The flowers are small and pink.
Remarks: Mammillaria cv. CATERPINCY  looks almost identical to Mammillaria crinita ssp. crinita "mostruosa" we do not exclude that the two different named cultivar are the same.

 

 

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific Name: Mammillaria sp. cv. CATERPINCY (bocasana?)

Origin: Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)


 

 


Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of
Mammillaria bocasana.



 

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