Mammillaria herrerae is considered Critically Endangered due to its small range ( area of occupancy = km2 and extent of occurrence = km2, one location). Mammillaria herrerae is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss. Mammillaria herrerae is a small growing cactus that look like a little golf ball. It usually stays solitary, or occasionally clusters from.

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Item specifics Plant Characteristic: It is an unusual model of assisted ecological restorationwith an agroforestry approach. The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots. Rodents of Unusual Size. The addpressed, white spination it possesses, serves to protect it from the harsh sun.

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As the aqueduct was constructed over several years, several efforts were conducted to relocate bigger native plants. Mammillaria herrerae is considered Critically Endangered due to its small range and a continuing decline due to illegal collection. A total of individuals were censused in two areas in Cadereyta. Sell now – Have one to sell?

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At Cadereyta de Montes, some areas need a helping hand to keep the landscape in good shape. Be the first to review this item 0. The most striking feature is dense addpressed, white spination it possesses, maammillaria serve to protect it from the harsh sun common to its native habitat. However, this semi-urban and semi-rural zone combines the features of ancient Mexican villages and landscapes with the unmistakable signs of the transformation that progress usually brings.


It starts flowering when it gets to be years old, and reaches at least up to 1. Never let your cactus sit in a dish of water. Watch list is full.

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Add to watch list. Water sparingly during the growing season and keep totally dry during winter. Customers also shopped for.

Subject to credit approval. The Cadereyta Regional Botanic Garden team will conduct a 2-year demographic study, study the floral biology of the species, and describe plant community biodiversity at the specific distribution points. So careful watering and an open mineral potting soil are a must.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. We hope you find this new site informative and useful. It grows mainly in open places between grasses and on sloping hrrrerae rocks in semi-desert scrub, in association with other cactus species like Echinocactus grusoniiFerocactus hystrix and Thelocactus leucanthus. Rot it is the major threat. There was a problem completing your request.

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Mammillaria herrerae (Golf Ball)

Diurnal, quite hherrerae for a Mammillaria, pale pink to red-violet, 20 – 25 mm long and very showy. Photo by Hailen Ugalde de la Cruz. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.


Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Be careful to encourage slow growth. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. Provide very good ventilation.

Displaying your nammillaria on shelves has the added benefit of keeping them off the ground and away from potential rodent or snail damage. This site uses cookies. Use mineral well-permeable substratum. It g rows mainly in open places between grasses and calcareous rocksin association with other cactus species like Echinocactus grusonii, Ferocactus hystrix and Thelocactus leucanthus. In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!

View Cart Proceed to checkout. Flavio Agrosi This is a small sized cactus whose stems look like little golf balls.

It is small growing cactus that look like a little golf ball. Repotting every years. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Grafting is often used to speed growth rate and to create a back-up for plants in collection.

In an arid region like central Mexico, such adaptations provide species with strategies to reach the vital element. The or more white radial spines create a lacy and friendly surface, smooth to the touch. X Close Image credit.