Living Rocks of Mexico
Ariocarpus retusus subsp. retusus

[ Habitat ]



Location:  Galeana, Nuevo Leon


Photos: Phil Hughes

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Ariocarpus  retusus, near Galeana

Ariocarpus  retusus clustered specimens are quite frequent at this site.


Ariocarpus retusus is widely distributed in Nuevo Leon, the plants here are growing on gentle slopes near Galeana, and are of the A. furfuraceus type, clusters are quite frequent. This population whilst healthy at the moment nay be threatened in the future as it is very close to a rubbish dump.


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