Mammillaria prolifera

(Miller) Haworth

Syn. Pl. Succ., 177. 1812.

Illustrated
Basionym: Cactus proliferus Miller Gard. Dict. ed. 8, Cactus. no. 6. 1768
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 2554. Mentioned on page 247, 249, 252.

Distribution

Tex., Mexico, West Indies (Cuba), West Indies (Hispanola)

Discussion

Varieties 3 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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cushionlike +
needlelike +  and bristlelike +
circular to linear +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3.1 cm31 mm <br />0.031 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
plumose +  and hairlike +
0.001 cm0.01 mm <br />1.0e-5 m <br /> (0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br />) +
Allan D. Zimmerman +  and Bruce D. Parfitt +
(Miller) Haworth +
hardened +
Cactus proliferus +
triangular +
curved +  and straight +
0 +  and several +
terete +  and hooked +
proliferating +
flattened +  and cylindric +
mucilaginous +
Tex. +, Mexico +, West Indies (Cuba) +  and West Indies (Hispanola) +
not separating +
persistent +  and quickly deciduous +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5.2 cm52 mm <br />0.052 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br />) +
unconnected +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
0.6cm;3.5cm +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (2.6 cm26 mm <br />0.026 m <br />) +
colored;green;greenish;bright red;greenish;bright red;pink +
indehiscent +
persistent +, long +  and deciduous +
5mm;30mm +
cylindric +  and ovoid +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1.5mm;8.5mm +
deciduous +  and persistent +
rudimentary +
flat +  and terete +
nearly +  and microscopic +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
tuberculate +
fluted;spheric;depressed-spheric or club-shaped +
deciduous +  and persistent +
mucilaginous +
ridgelike +  and nipple--shaped +
Syn. Pl. Succ., +
bristly +  and woolly +
3;2;2;30 +
triangular +
arillate +  and strophiolate +
Yellowish (?) +, Reddish (?) +, Brown (?) +  and Black (?) +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
raised-reticulate +  and pitted +
obovoid;pyriform;obovoid;pyriform;lenticular-reniform;comma--shaped;spheric +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.14 cm1.4 mm <br />0.0014 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
cluster +  and radial +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
straight +  and curved +
deciduous +  and persistent +
Lacking (?) +, 10 (?) +  and 80 (?) +
annulate-ridged +, hairlike +, daggerlike +, subulate +  and acicular +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
hard +  and rigid +
decurrent +
unsegmented +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
purplish +, green +  and gray-green +
1cm;15cm +
flat-topped +, spheric +  and cylindric or turbinate +
flaccid +  and firm +
1.8cm;12cm +
brownish green +, pink +, red +, yellow +  and cream +
tuberculate +
Chilita +, Cochemiea +, Dolichothele +, Ebnerella +, Leptocladodia +, Neomammillaria +  and Phellosperma +
adventitious +
tuberlike +
epipetric +  and epiphytic +
Mammillaria prolifera +
Mammillaria +
species +
fringed +  and entire +
flat +  and concave +
dull +  and glossy +
not confluent +
3mm +  and 25mm +
cylindric +, conic +  and pyramidal +
2mm +  and 9mm +
straight +
sinuate +
unbranched +  and branched +
epiphytic;epiphytic;epiphytic +
barrel-shaped +  and spheric +