Mammillaria heyderi Muehlenpf.

Solitary, body globular, to 10 cm wide, with milky sap. Tubercles prominent, conical. Axils at first woolly. Central spine solitary, 6 mm long, brown. Radial spines 15-22, 5-8 mm long, white, tips brownish, bristle-like. Flowers cream, with brownish or greenish central stripe, 2-2.5 cm long. Fruit scarlet.

SW North America, N Mexico

There are several varieties differing in spination, flower-size and colour.

Source: Thompson, A, ; Forbes, S.; Spencer, R. (1997). Cactaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Caryophyllanae
order      Caryophyllales
family       Cactaceae
genus        Mammillaria Haw.