Mammillaria geminispina from Cactus Garden Panchkula

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Gurcharan Singh

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May 13, 2011, 1:06:40 AM5/13/11
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Mammillaria geminispina Haw., Philos. Mag. J. 63: 42 42 1824.

Plants with clustered stems up to 20 cm long and 8 cm thick covered with white wool, with tubercles arranged in spirals with needle-shaped 16-20 radial white spines up to 6 mm long and 2-4 central stouter brown-tipped up to 4 cm long spines; flowers carmine, up to 2 cm long.

Native of Central Maxico
Photographed from Cactus Garden, Panchkula on April 9, 2011

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Ushadi micromini

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May 19, 2011, 10:36:18 AM5/19/11
to Gurcharan Singh, efloraofindia
These are lovely, Gurucharanji, the small mauve-pink to deep red
flowers sometimes look as if somebody stuck them on... but isn't it
beautiful... they last a long time... as houseplants...

Usha di....
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On May 13, 10:06 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> *Mammillaria geminispina* Haw., Philos. Mag. J. 63: 42 42 1824.

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