Ariocarpus Retusus var. Furfuraceus Cactus
A must have for any serious cactus collection. Ariocarpus cacti are among the most rare and unique in the kingdom.
Age: 7 years
Origin and Habitat: Mexico
Habitat: Grows in limestone at 600-1200 m of elevation.
Common Names: Living Rock, Star Rock
Ariocarpus retusus var furfuraceous has the distinctive characteristic of equilaterally triangular shaped tubercles which are nearly flattened. Flower are cream-white to yellowish-white or yellow (occasionally with reddish mid-ribs) with a satin sheen, 3 to 5 cm in diameter up to 4 cm long. Late autumn or early winter. (October)