Living Rocks of Mexico
Ariocarpus retusus subsp. retusus

[ Habitat ]



Location: Miquihuana, Tamaulipas

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A. retusus LRM178, habitat near Miquihuana.

A. retusus LRM178, a large plant with broad flat tubercles.

A. retusus LRM178, a typical flowering specimen.



This is one of the three locations where we have seen this species in the state of Tamaulipas.  The plants here have very broad triangular tubercles with a small areole at the tip and white flowers.  The plants were found  on the low southerly slopes of moderately high limestone hills.

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