Little Candles (Mammillaria prolifera) - 10 seeds
Mammilliaria prolifera is a low growing cactus, commonly branching to form colonies often 2 feet (6 dm) in diameter.
The individual stems are dark green, globose, cylindric,
or club-shaped to 3 inches (9 cm) high, 1 inch (3 cm) to 3 inches (7 cm) in
Flowers are 0.5-1 inch long, borne in old axils but
toward the plant's top, small, yellowish-white, cream, or pinkish yellow. Inner
perianth-segments erect, pale yellow, with brownish mid-rib, acute; filaments
pale rose-colored; anthers at first deflexed inward; style shorter than
filaments; stigma-lobes 3, yellow.
Fruit: Crowned by persistent withering perianth,
club-shaped to cylindrical, somewhat curved, up to 1 inch long, scarlet.