Living Rocks of Mexico
Ariocarpus retusus subsp. retusus

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Location: Huizache, San Luis Potosi

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Ariocarpus,  retusus LRM86, a mature plant of the most frequently encountered Huizache form.

Ariocarpus,  retusus LRM86, young plant with exceptionally long tubercles.

Ariocarpus,  retusus LRM86, flowering at Huizache.



Plants of Ariocarpus retusus at Huizache display a great variation in tubercle form, ranging from typical A. retusus to A. furfuraceus, populations such as this show the futility of attempting to attach varietal names to plants of this species

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