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Mammillaria prolifera

Mammillaria prolifera (*)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Mammillaria
Subgenus: M. subg. Mammillaria
Sectio: M. sect. Cylindricothelae
Series: M. ser. Proliferae
Species: Mammillaria prolifera
Subspecies: M. p. subsp. arachnoidea – M. p. subsp. haitiensis – M. p. subsp. prolifera – M. p. subsp. texana
Name

Mammillaria prolifera (Mill.) Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 177 (1812).
Synonyms

Cactus griseus (Salm-Dyck) Kuntze
Cactus prolifer Mill.
Cactus pusillus DC.
Cactus pusillus Kuntze
Cactus stellaris Salm-Dyck
Cactus stellatus Willd.
Chilita prolifera (Mill.) Orcutt
Ebnerella prolifera (Mill.) Buxb.
Escobariopsis prolifera (Mill.) Doweld
Mammillaria grisea Salm-Dyck
Mammillaria pusilla Sweet
Mammillaria pusilla f. major (Pfeiff.) Schelle
Mammillaria pusilla var. major Pfeiff.
Mammillaria stellaris Haw.
Mammillaria stellata (Willd.) Sweet
Neomammillaria prolifera (Mill.) Britton & Rose
Cactus glomeratus Lam., Encycl. 1(1): 537. 1783 syn. sec. Kew WCVP (2019)
Mammillaria glomerata DC., Prodr. 3: 459. 1828 syn. sec. Tropicos

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Caribbean
Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Haworth, A.H. 1812. Synopsis plantarum succulentarum: cum descriptionibus, synonymis, locis, observationibus anglicanis, culturaque. 334 pp. London: R. Taylor. BHL Reference page. : 177.

Additional references

Villaseñor, J.L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559–902. DOI: 10.1016/j.rmb.2016.06.017 Online PDF Reference page.
Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
Korotkova, N., Aquino, D., Arias, S., Eggli, U., Franck, A., Gómez-Hinostrosa, C., Guerrero, P.C., Hernández, H.M., Kohlbecker, A., Köhler, M., Luther, K., Majure, L.C., Müller, A., Metzing, D., Nyffeler, R., Sánchez, D., Schlumpberger, B. & Berendsohn, W.G. 2021. Cactaceae at Caryophyllales. org–a dynamic online species-level taxonomic backbone for the family. Willdenowia 51(2): 251–270. DOI: 10.3372/wi.51.51208 Open access Reference page.

Links

Korotkova, N. et al. 2021. Mammillaria prolifera in Cactaceae at Caryophyllales.org. A global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Nov 21. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Mammillaria prolifera in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Mammillaria prolifera. Published online. Accessed: Mar 23 2021.
Tropicos.org 2021. Mammillaria prolifera. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 23.
Hassler, M. 2021. Mammillaria prolifera. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Mar 23. Reference page.
Mammillaria prolifera – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Mammillaria prolifera – Taxon details on National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Mammillaria prolifera in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 2010-Mar-1.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Korallen-Warzenkaktus
English: Texas nipple cactus, silver cluster cactus, little candles
español: Biznaga prolifera
русский: Маммиллярия побегоносная
svenska: bärvårtkaktus

Mammillaria prolifera is a species of cactus in the subfamily Cactoideae, with the common name Texas nipple cactus.[1]
References

"Mammillaria prolifera". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 29 June 2015.

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