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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Mammillaria

View taxon page for Mammillaria

(For a list of species in Mammillaria, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Radial spines in 2–3 superimposed ranks; outer perianth parts long-fringed, inner perianth parts 20–28; seed with large corky aril ..... M. tetrancistra

1' Radial spines in 1 rank; outer perianth parts  or short-fringed, inner perianth parts 8–16; seed aril 0

2. Inner perianth parts cream to white; bristles in axils of tubercles ..... M. dioica

2' Inner perianth parts rose-pink to rose-purple;  bristles 0 ..... M. grahamii var. grahamii



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