Mammillaria gasseriana

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Mammillaria gasseriana
Mammillaria gasseriana


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Mammillaria
Species: Mammillaria gasseriana


Mammillaria gasseriana Boed., 1927


The specific epithet honors the cactus collector and importer Jakob Gasser (1870–1932), whose extensive collection formed the basis of the Zurich Succulent Collection.


  • Chilita gasseriana (Boed.) Buxb.
  • Ebnerella gasseriana (Boed.) Buxb.
  • Mammillaria chica Repp.
  • Mammillaria lasiacantha var. gasseriana (Boed.) Rogoz. & Plein
  • Mammillaria lasiacantha subsp. viescensis (Rogoz. & Appenz.) Rogoz. & Plein
  • Mammillaria viescensis Rogoz. & Appenz.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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español: Biznaguita
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