Taxon profile


Ariocarpus retusus Scheidw.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Cactaceae »  genus Ariocarpus - livingrock

Scientific synonyms

Anhalonium areolosum
Ariocarpus confusus
Ariocarpus trigonus var. elongatus Backeb.
Anhalonium elongatum
Ariocarpus elongatus
Ariocarpus trigonus var. minor Voldan
Anhalonium prismaticum
Mammillaria prismatica
Anhalonium pulvilligerum
Ariocarpus pulvilligeris

Least Concern LC



Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Ariocarpus retusus subsp. trigonus (F.A.C. Weber) E.F. Andersen & W.A. Fritz-Maurice

Ariocarpus retusus subsp. trigonus

Unplaced taxa

varietas Ariocarpus retusus var. furfuraceus (Watson) Frank

Ariocarpus retusus var. furfuraceus

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Ariocarpus retusus Scheidw.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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