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Mammillaria hernandezii

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The flowers by Vyacheslav Shevtso.

Author:  Charles Edward Glass & R. A. Foster 1983
Family:  Cactaceae
Habitat:   Oaxaca, SW Mexico
Soil:   Grit - Mix
Water:   Minimum
Sun:   Medium
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  2,5 centimetres
Flower:   White-Pink
Propagate:   Seeds/cuttings
Names:   -
Synonyms:  Might be Bartschella  hernandezii, 
Doweld, 2000.

This little member of the Cactaceae family was described by Charles Edward Glass and R. A. Foster in 1983. It is found in Oaxaca, south-western Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with little water and not too much sun. It will grow up to three centimetres, the flowers are pale pink.