Botanical name: Mammillaria heyderi
Synonym: Mammillaria gummifera, Mammillaria applanata, Mammillaria hemisphaerica, Mammillaria meiacantha, Mammillaria macdougalii, Neomammillaria gaumeri, Mammillaria gaumeri, Mammillaria parrasensis
Common name: Hikuri, Peyotillo, Ball Cactus, Cream Cactus, Cream Pincushion, Flat Cream Pincushion, Heyder’s Nipple Cactus, Heyder’s Pincushion, Nipple Cactus, Pancake Pincushion, Small-Spined Cream Pincushion
Native to: Sonora, Chihuahua in Mexico, Arizona and Texas (USA)
Cultivation / direction of sowing: all year-round, seeds are spread evenly over the surface of the substrate, based on finely sifted flower-sowing soil and 25% sand or quartz sand, sow in a propagator, under glass or transparent plastic, keep evenly moist but not soggy, optimal germination temperature approx. 18-25°C
Considered the most important "false peyotl" of the Tarahumara Indians in Mexico.
Active Constituents: N,-methyl-3,4-dimethoxyphenethylamine