Mammillaria lasiacantha Engelm.
Lacespine nipple cactus
Cactaceae (Cactus Family)
Synonym(s): Mammillaria lasiacantha var. denudata
USDA Symbol: MALA2
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: A miniature plant with a globular stem about 1½ inch in diameter.
Flower: Flower about 1/2 inch long.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: May bloom as early as January. Blooms may have purple or red stripes.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: minimum temperature 50F
BibliographyBibref 1140 - Cacti (1991) Clive Innes and Charles Glass
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Mammillaria lasiacantha in USDA Plants
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff