This blog is dedicated to plants from desert regions around the world as well as plants that have adapted to withstand arid conditions, but do not occur in real deserts. Many of the plants are found in arid semi-desert regions. There will be a greater emphasis on succulent plants, but others will also be included. This blog deals with desert plants of the Americas, Africa, Arabia and others. We are situated in South Africa and South African plants are likely to feature more dominantly. The pictures taken are from our private botanical desert garden at Leopoort near Oudtshoorn, from plants in nature, as well as other collections.

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Fresh seed of Ariocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus available here:
Ariocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus is native to Mexico and Texas.

The plants belongs to the family cactaceae and similar to others from the genus Ariocarpus, are highly priced by collectors. All the specimens in the wild are protected by CITES App I.

Seedlings of Ariocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus and other Ariocarpus are available from Izimakana Industries on request. Please see links for contact.

Ariocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus flowers.

Ariocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus in cultivation.

Synonyms and searches: Ariocarpus fissuratus variety fissuratus , Ariocarpus fissuratus

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