Ariocarpus retusus Scheidw.

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 5: 492 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Mexico. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Northeast

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria. Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hernández, H.M. & Gómez-Hinostrosa, C. (2015). Mapping the cacti of Mexico part II. Mammillaria. Succulent Plant Research 9: 1-189.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hernandez et al [1751], Mexico K000062827 No
Hernandez et al [2012], Mexico K000062831 No
Hernandez et al [1980], Mexico K000062832 No
Pringle, C.G. [2580], Coahuila K000062815 Unknown type material Yes
Anderson [1068], Mexico K000062830 No
Anderson [1200], Mexico K000062828 No
Mexico K000062829 No
K000250821 No
K000250824 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images