Mammillaria mystax Martius 1832

Mammillaria crispiseta R.T. Craig 1945

Mammillaria casoi Bravo 1954

Mammillaria huajuapensis Bravo 1954

Mammillaria mixtecensis Bravo 1954

Mammillaria atroflorens Backeberg 1962, not validly published

Mammillaria erythra Reppenhagen 1987

Plants solitary. Stems globose to cylindrical, dark gray-green, to 15 cm (5.9 in) high, 7-10 cm (2.8-3.9 in) in diameter. Tubercles firm, pyramidal, four- to six-angled, keeled, with latex, axils with bristles. Central spines 3-4, sometimes one, variable in number and color, stout, twisted, interwoven,

Mammillaria muehlenpfordtii

purplish with dark brown tips, one or more centrally placed and to 70 mm (2.8 in) long, others 20-70 mm (0.8-2.8 in) long. Radial spines 3-10, spreading, white, 4-8 mm (to 0.3 in) long. Flowers rose purple with brownish midveins, to 25 mm (1 in) long and in diameter. Fruits club shaped, red, 20-25 mm (0.8-1 in) long. Seeds brown. Distribution: widespread in central Mexico, centering in Puebla and adjacent states.

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