Living Rocks of Mexico
Ariocarpus retusus subsp. retusus

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Location: East of Huizache, San Luis Potosi

    Photos: Phil Hughes
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Ariocarpus retusus, East of Huizache.

Ariocarpus retusus, A plant with very elongated tubercles

AAriocarpus retusus, a very large plant.



The hills around the Huizache area contain populations of Ariocarpus retusus, similar to those found at Huizache itself, with elongated tubercles, plants tend to be mostly solitary but can achieve quite large sizes such as the 25cm diameter plant shown here.

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