Mammillaria grahamii

Mammillaria grahamii ('Mamillaria Grahami') Engelm. ()
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🌡 Type of Chilita

Named for US Army Colonel James D. Graham, chief of the scientific corps of the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. Engelmann (Syn. Cact. U. S., 1856: 3): “But the greatest addition to our knowledge of the CactaceΓ¦ of the southern part of the United States was made by the gentlemen connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, at first under Colonel Graham, and subsequently under Major Emory.”

How to cite

Maarten H.J. van der Meer (2022 Feb 05). Mammillaria grahamii. Dictionary of Cactus Names. Retrieved from

Common name
Graham's nipple cactus

United States Department of Agriculture (2021)

Graham's nipple cactus, Graham's pincushion cactus

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (2021)