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Tamaulipas Living Rock Cactus

Ariocarpus agavoides (Castañeda) E. F. Anderson

Ariocarpus agavoides (Tamaulipas Living Rock Cactus) is a species of plants in the family cacti. It is listed as endangered by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It is a photoautotroph.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/25138/legal
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