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Remarks: The showy flowers of
M. wrightii are virtually
identical to those of
Coryphantha macromeris and
Escobaria vivipara; in the absence of vegetative material,
flowers may be unidentifiable.
Etymology: The varietal epithet honours the early plant
collector Charles Wright (See also:
Conservation status: Listed in
CITES appendix 2.
Big fruits, big flowers!!! This winter hardy
Mammillaria produce fruits of a
very pleasant taste.