Spring from spines (Mammillaria prolifera subsp. texana)

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Synonyms: Cactus stellatus var. texanus, Mammillaria texana, Mammillaria multiceps var. texana, Cactus texanus, Mammillaria pusilla, Mammillaria pusilla var. texana, Escobariopsis prolifera ssp. texana

Family: Cactaceae

Subfamily: Cactoideae

Tribe: Cacteae

Origin: USA (Texas), Mexico

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Comments (16)

Gabor Retei on April 9, 2012

Hello Piero,

Thank you for entering this fine picture into the 2012 April NPC. A very nice shot, I like it!

Your photo has all of the correct characteristics, tagging, numbering of the title as required, so it is ready to participate!

Best wishes to be successful in the contest!

Please take part as well in the voting process in a few days!

Regards, Gabe

2012 April NPC moderator


Piero Genova on April 9, 2012

Many thanks Gabe!

Greetings,

Piero

Bassam Jayousi on April 9, 2012

Beautiful photo. Like1

Best wishes, Bassam

Piero Genova on April 10, 2012

Thank you very much, dear Bassam!

Welcome back!

Ciao,

Piero

♥ ♥ Osho Angel ♥ ♥ on April 10, 2012

Very beuatiful

Piero Genova on April 10, 2012

Thanks a lot, dear Melek!

Ciao,

Piero

sistuccio on April 14, 2012

Che magnifica tavolozza di colori!!!LK.Ciao,Dino

Piero Genova on April 15, 2012

Grazie davvero, Dino!

Ciao,

Piero

mimmo valenti on April 21, 2012

Piero, complimenti per l'ottimo risultato NPC. Ciao Mimmo

Piero Genova on April 21, 2012

Molte grazie per il voto e per i complimenti, caro Mimmo!

Buona giornata

Piero

oliviero masseroli on April 21, 2012

Bravo Piero. Ognuno ha dato la sua lettura nel NCP e la mia ha molto apprezzato questa tua immagine.

Ora si puo fare.....

yellow star e un ciao da Oliviero

Piero Genova on April 21, 2012

Grazie infinite, Oliviero!

Ciao da Piero

Alito_di_vento è chi… on December 17, 2012

una MAMMILLARIA!!! ... grande passione per i cactus. Ciao chiara

Piero Genova on December 18, 2012

Condivido questa passione, Chiara... secondo me i fiori di cactus sono tra i più belli (se non i più belli) in assoluto.

Grazie mille!

Ciao, Piero

José Mª Alvarez Soli… on July 24, 2014

Hermosa fotografía,sobre todo al verla ampliada.

Me gusta

Saludos desde España. José Mª

Piero Genova on August 31, 2014

You are very kind, thank you very much, José!

Best wishes, Piero

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Photo taken in Corso dei Mille - Sant'Erasmo, 90123 Palermo, Italy

Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 9, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Piero Genova
    • Camera: 12M DSC
    • Taken on 2012/04/09 11:38:43
    • Exposure: 0.012s (1/82)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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