Prime destination for succulent lovers

Browsing: Mammillaria

Mammillaria is one of the largest genus of Cactaceae family. Most of the species are native to Mexico, but some come from the southwest Uunited States, the Caribbean, Colombia, Venezuela, Guatemala and Honduras. The name derives from the Latin word "mammilla", meaning "nipple" or "teat".

Click on the photo or the name of the cactus for which you wish to see further information.

Back to Browse Cacti by Genus.
You can also browse succulents by Scientific NameCommon Name, GenusFamily, USDA Hardiness Zone or Origin.


Mammillaria duwei

Mammillaria duwei is a small, solitary, rarely offsetting cactus with stem up to 1.6 inches (4 cm) tall and up to 2.4 inches (6 cm) in…


Mammillaria polythele

Mammillaria polythele is a single-stemmed cactus that grows up to 2 feet (60 cm) tall and up to 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter. The stem is dull green to…


Mammillaria marksiana

Mammillaria marksiana is a handsome cactus with its bright green color, snow-white wool, sparse yellow spines and bright yellowish-green…


Mammillaria lenta

Mammillaria lenta is a slow growing cactus, branching form the base to form quite large, flat-topped mounds. The stems are bright green to…