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Ariocarpus fissuratus ssp. bravoanus
Scientific Name: Ariocarpus fissuratus ssp. bravoanus (H. M. Hernandez & E. F. Anderson) J. Lthy 1999
Synonym: Ariocarpus bravoanus ssp. bravoanus, Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus ssp. bravoanus
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (San Luis Potosi), in a very small area, at 5000 feet elevation (1500 m)

Growth Habits: Solitary, growing slowly to 2.4 inches in diameter (6 cm); flat triangular tubercles becoming concave when mature;

Watering Needs: Little water, needs excellent drainage


Blooming Habits:
Woolly flower, 1 inch long (2.5 cm), outer segment cream, inner segments pink.

Fruiting Habits:

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