Author:H. M. Hernandez & E. F. Anderson 1999.
Synonym:Ariocarpus fissuratus ssp. bravoanus(H.M.Hernandez & E.F.Anderson)J.Lüthy 1999.
Habitat:Mexico-San Luis Potosi.
-The generic name 'Ariocarpus' is derived from the Greek 'Aria' meaning Sorb (Sorbus aria, Rosaceae, is the white-beam tree) and the Greek word 'karpos' meaning fruit.
-The tubercles of Ariocarpus fissuratus are covered with fissures, hence the name.