mammillaria

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mammillaria

(ˌmæmɪˈlɛərɪə)
n
any flowering cactus of the genus Mammillaria
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Noun1.mammillaria - any cactus of the genus Mammillariamammillaria - any cactus of the genus Mammillaria
cactus - any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
genus Mammillaria - large genus of cacti characterized chiefly by nipple-shaped protuberances or tubercles on their surface
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Verbenaceae Lantana velutina M.Martens & Galeotti Polemoniaceae Loeselia mexicana Brand Polemoniaceae Loeselia coerulea G.Don Poaceae Lycurus phleoides Kunth Cactaceae Mammilaria sp.
I included a Mammilaria (I like their fluffy appearance plus they flower easily) and a Haworthia fasciata 'Big Band' with its elegant, sharply pointed patterned leaves in a rosette.
Ruedas M, Valverde T, Caslillo SA (2000) Respuesta germinativa y crecimiento de plantulas de Mammilaria magnimamma (Cactaceae) bajo diferentes condiciones ambientales.