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Mammillaria fissurata Engelm.

Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Ariocarpus fissuratus K.Schum. in Engl. & Prantl
Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. [Engler & Prantl] 3, Abt. 6a: 195. 1894

Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Agócs György
Commonly called ''living rocks'' these cacti usually blend in well with the terrain and limestone chips around them. Sought by collectors, they can take up to 50 years to reach their full growth of 15cm in diameter.

Synonyms:

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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Chautle Living Rock, False Peyote, Living rock cactus, Living Rock, Star Rock
CHINESE (中文): 岩牡丹屬, 龜甲牡丹
FINNISH (Suomi): Kivikaktukset
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Akmeninis ariokarpas
ROMANIAN (Română): Sunami
RUSSIAN (Русский): Ариокарпус, Ариокарпус растрескивающийся
SPANISH (Español): Biznaga, Peyotillo, Chaute, Chautle, Peyote Cimarrón
SWEDISH (Svenska): Myrkottskaktussläktet, Rynkig myrkottskaktus
TARAHUMARA: Híkuri sunami
UKRAINIAN (Українська): Аріокарпус, Аріокарпус тріщинуватий
VIETNAMESE (Tiếng Việt): Xương rồng đá

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


903 cactus-art Cactus Art
Cultivated specimen, about 25 years old. (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Cactus Art
24228 agocs Agócs György
In times of severe drought, the whole above-ground portion of these plants can shrink and be covered by rock fragments. (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Agócs György

904 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Cactus Art
905 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Cactus Art

901 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
906 cactus-art Cactus Art
Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Cactus Art

8679 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
18746 Ilham Prof. Ilham Alakbarov
Mammillaria fissurata (Ariocarpus fissuratus) Photo by: Prof. Ilham Alakbarov

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