Mammillaria sphaerica

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Mammillaria sphaerica
Mammillaria sphaerica


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
Subgenus: M. subg. Dolichothele
Sectio: M. sect. Longimammae
Species: Mammillaria sphaerica


Mammillaria sphaerica A.Dietr., Allg. Gartenzeitung 21(12): 94 (1853).


  • Cactus sphaericus (A.Dietr.) Kuntze
  • Dolichothele sphaerica (A.Dietr.) Britton & Rose
  • Mammillaria longimamma var. sphaerica (A.Dietr.) Engelm. ex K.Brandegee
  • Mammillaria paulii Linzen
  • Mammillaria sphaerica subsp. paulii (Linzen) Lodé
  • Neomammillaria sphaerica (A.Dietr.) Fosberg


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas

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


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español: Biznaga Esférica
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