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Mammillaria elongata

English name: Gold lace cactus

Latin name: Mammillaria elongata

Family: Cactus - Cactaceae

Origin: Mexico

The gold lace cactus grows up to 15 cm. tall, and 30 cm. wide. It produces a cluster of elongated oval stems covered with yellow or brown needles, which are harmless. Its  flowers, white or yellow, appear in spring.

Mammillaria elongata