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Scientific Name: Mammillaria pectinifera F.A.C. Weber in Bois
Synonym: Solisia pectinata, Pelecyphora aselliformis var. pectinata, Pelecyphora pectinata
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Conchilinque (Mammillaria  pectinifera) Frost Tolerance: 20F (-7C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (Puebla)

Growth Habits: Solitary, or clustering when old, stems up to 1.6 inches in diameter (4 cm), slow growing

Watering Needs: Rot prone, use shallow pot

Propagation: Seeds, or graft

Blooming Habits:
White flowers, 0.6 inches in diameter (1.5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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