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Family: CACTACEAE 

 Mammillaria plumosa
 
  
Author:  Frédéric Albert Constantin Weber 1898
Family:  Cactaceae
Habitat:  Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Mexico
Soil:  Mix or grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  5 centimetres
Flower:  White (Yellow, Pink)
Reproduction:  Seeds/Offsets
Pop names:  Feather Cactus
Synonyms:  Chilita plumosa Orcutt 1926. Neomammillaria plumosa Britton & Rose 1923. Ebnerella plumosa Buxb.1951. Escobariopsis plumosa Alexander Borissovitch Doweld 2000

 

   This member of the Cactaceae family was described by Frédéric Albert Constantin Weber in 1898. It is found in Nuevo Leon and Coahuila, Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. It will grow up till five centimetres in height and eight centimetres in diameter. The flowers are white, some times with some yellow or pink.