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Anhalonium elongatum Salm-Dyck
Cact. Hort. Dyck. (1849) (1845) 15.
Family: CACTACEAE

= Ariocarpus elongatus (Salm-Dyck) Wettst.
Kakteenkunde 1933(1): 13 (1933)

Accepted Scientific Name: Ariocarpus retusus Scheidw.
Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 5: 492 (t. 1). 1838

Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Zoltán Oláh
In a group of plants known for many interesting oddities, Ariocarpus elongatus is one of the great curiosities of the succulent world. It produces longer and thinner tubercles up to as much as 4 cm long. Depending upon growing conditions, the plants may be consistently pale green to blue-green or may be greyish-green. Over time (several decades), the stems eventually grows up to 25 or more cm in diameter.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ariocarpus retusus Scheidw.
Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 5: 492 (t. 1). 1838
Synonymy: 31 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ariocarpus retusus subs. trigonus (F.A.C.Weber) E.F.Anderson & W.A.Fitz Maur.
Haseltonia 5: 18. 1998 [1997 publ. 1998]
Synonymy: 7 Cultivars (10):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Seven Stars, Golden Stars, Ladyfinger Cactus
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Pailgoji mamiliarija
RUSSIAN (Русский): Маммиллярия удлинённая
SWEDISH (Svenska): Fingervårtkaktus
UKRAINIAN (Українська): Мамілярія елонґата, Мамілярія подовжена

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ariocarpus retusus group


15409 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
27931 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini

5288 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
27930 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini

5287 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
5290 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

5289 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Anhalonium elongatum (Ariocarpus elongatus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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