Etymology: Dedicated to Mr. Alvaro Obregon. Origin: State of Tamaulipas, Mexico.
monotypic genus. For many years he has been considered the paradigm of extici?n endangered cactus, given the fragility of their habitat, ease of spoliation, small size and high price. Fortunately in recent years they have slowed all these tendencies as local authorities have begun to protect their habitat while you play massive initiatives have reduced their price considerably.
CITES Field Global Level Cites I Convenio sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestre