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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Hidalgo to Oaxaca).

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Mammillaria discolor Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hunt [9547], Mexico K000062927
Hunt [8573A], Mexico K000250948
Hunt [8510], Mexico K000062928
Beyer [173], Mexico Mammillaria discolor subsp. pachyrhiza K000062931
Hunt [8813], Mexico Mammillaria esperanzaensis K000062935

First published in Syn. Pl. Succ.: 177 (1812)

Accepted by

  • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0