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Mammillaria elongata ‘Cristata’

 

Golden Lace

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyCactaceaeSucculent (water-storing) plants, often spiny
GenusMammillariaFrom Latin mammilla, “nipple,” referring to the tubercules on members of this genus
Specieselongata
Cultivar‘Cristata’

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Mammillaria elongata ‘Cristata’ description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Mammillaria elongata (Golden Lace)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 16 × 11" (41 × 27 cm)