Graptopetalum bellum (Moran & J.Meyrán) D.R.Hunt

Chihuahua flower



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tacitus bellus


Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild



Sierra Obscura, Chihuahua, Sonora State, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










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Vovides, A.P. (1986). Relación de plantas Mexicanas raras o en peligro de extinctión: 1-7. INIREB, Veracruz.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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