Ariocarpus furfuraceus 'Wide Leaf'


Has a thick root axonomorfa with stem practically invisible, as the ribs are replaced by long tubers triangular spirally arranged, which form a globular structure and flattened. The tubers are light gray, sometimes pale green sputum and tablets are very acuminate, upper surface with small white scales calloused or rust colored. The flowers appear in the axils of the tubercles near the center, have a diameter of 4-5 cm and perianth segments are large, white or pink.

*Call for Price

Synonyms: Mammillaria furfuracea
Ariocarpus retusus -v- furfuraceus
Anhalonium furfuraceum

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
Flower : 
Pink, whiteish
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate to dry
Speed of Growth: 
Mature Height: 
Mature Width: 
Latin Name: 
Ariocarpus furfuraceus
Common Name: 
Living Rock Cactus, Wide Leaf

Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)


RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)


USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

The Cactus King's cacti and succulents have gone international! If you ever find yourself in China with a little spare time, head to the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom. It is the largest Aquarium in the world (no big deal, pun definitely intended).

The Cactus King's plants are also featured in the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom's partner parks. These include their water park, amusement park, crocodile park and botanical gardens.

Find your dream plant!

The King's Hours

Monday through Saturday: 9am - 6pm
11am - 4pm

Para asistencia en español, contáctenos en

Addresses & Contact Information

Physical Address (IN-PERSON VISITS):
7900 I-45N
Houston TX, 77037

We're located directly next to the Taj Inn.
Mailing Address (SEND PAYMENTS TO):
625 West Canino Road
Houston, TX 77037
Questions? Concerns? The CK team is here to help!

(281) 591-8833

Hablantes de español:

Click here for map.