Definition of Ariocarpus fissuratus

1. Noun. Usually unbranched usually spineless cactus covered with warty tubercles and having magenta flowers and white or green fruit; resembles the related mescal; northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States.

Exact synonyms: Living Rock
Generic synonyms: Cactus
Group relationships: Ariocarpus, Genus Ariocarpus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ariocarpus Fissuratus

Ariel
Arielian
Aries
Aries the Ram
Arieses
Arietian
Arietians
Arifama-Miniafia
Ariidae
Arijit
Arikara
Arilus
Arilus cristatus
Ariman
Ariocarpus
Ariocarpus fissuratus
Arioch
Ariomma
Ariostan
Arisaema
Arisaema atrorubens
Arisaema dracontium
Arisaema triphyllum
Arisarum
Arisarum vulgare
Aristarch
Aristarchian
Aristarchs
Aristarchus
Aristarchus of Samos

Literary usage of Ariocarpus fissuratus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1915)
"... or more or less fissured and presenting a warty appearance, as in Ariocarpus fissuratus. One of these species is figured by Lumholtz under the name of ..."

2. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1922)
"Hort. 16: Misc. 72. 1869) who gives it FIG. 94.—Ariocarpus retusus. FIG. 95.—ariocarpus fissuratus. as a synonym of A. ..."

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