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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Downloaded on 22 June Its densely-distributed spines also help harvest fog at this elevation, where atmospheric moisture can condense. Use mineral well-permeable substratum.

In an arid region like central Mexico, such adaptations provide species with strategies to reach the vital element. The urban area is gradually displacing the agricultural parcels and the native flora, giving mammillaia to an interface formed of irregular patches that combine new houses and small agricultural parcels.

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Mammillaria herrerae (Golf Ball)

Item is in your Cart. When you water, the tubercles will expand to allow for increased water storage. The core idea is that through the implementation and monitoring of native vegetation and economic plant mosaics, it should be possible to combine conservation of biodiversity, sustainable development herrera small farms, and ecological restoration of degraded lands.

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Visit mammilaria page on international trade. See other items More The axil is naked. The habitat is now well-known to both commercial and amateur collectors. A third type of ground, neither agricultural nor urban, is also present. Mammillaria herrerae is a most beautiful cactus but rarely seen in cultivation. Flavio Agrosi This is a small sized cactus whose stems look like little golf balls.

Photos by Hailen Ugalde de la Cruz. Chilita herrerae Escobariopsis herrerae Neomammillaria herrerae. Loading recommendations for this ehrrerae Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

It is endemic to Queretaro, Mexico Habitat: To repot a cacti, make sure the soil is dry before repotting, then gently remove the pot. Flower are diurnal, quite large for a Mammillariapale pink to red-violet, up to 1 inch herrrerae. Some of the globose companions of Mammillaria herrerae Werderm.

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Globose or slightly elongated as it ages, 2 – 3. April to May, it starts flowering when it gets to be years old, and reaches at least 3 cm in diameter. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. It is especially sensitive to overwatering. View Cart Proceed to checkout. Will ship within 4 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab.


Be the first to review this item. Minimum monthly payments are required. The area of the plots where the two strategies will be implemented will be prepared by removing an invasive species of grass Melinis repens Willd.

Mammillaria herrerae

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Back to Mammillaria index. This plant isn’t famous for being easy to cultivate, but in good conditions with excellent ventilation, it grows without great difficulty.

Mammillaria herrerae | Natural History of Ecological Restoration

Special financing available Hetrerae PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay hedrerae time. Repot as needed, preferably during the warm season. Other offers may also be available. No strict requirements on the coating, laminating the ventilation holes to tie, no coating to keep the soil moist, watching the soil surface is slightly dry and water moisture. This type of land is isolated from wild and agricultural areas, and can degrade easily.

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