ID help needed

spikelover(UK)May 20, 2006

I would be grateful for any help in finding IDs for these.

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hablu(z8 Netherlands)

Looks like Mammilaria gracilis. Hablu

    Bookmark   May 20, 2006 at 8:10AM
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luthien79(UK)

Yes, it is mammillaria gracilis. Notorious for breeding like rabbits with those pups that very very very easily fall off and root up elsewhere, haha.

Otherwise a very pretty and compact little plant.

Toni-Marie

    Bookmark   May 20, 2006 at 9:23AM
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spikelover(UK)

Thank you for the ID.

I have mammillaria gracilis f arizona snowcap which looks so different to this one that I hadn't realised this was related.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2006 at 9:49AM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

mammilaria vetula ssp. gracilis to give it its full name.
I have 2 in a pot, one sightly different(convinced theyre 2 seperate ssp)

    Bookmark   May 25, 2006 at 5:46PM
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