|Scientific Name:||Coryphantha vogtherriana|
|Species Authority:||Werderm. & Boed.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Accepted as a valid taxon by most cactus researchers including Bravo-Hollis and Sanchez Mejorada (1991), Anderson (2001), Arredondo et al. (2001), Dicht and Lüthy A (2003) and Hunt et al. (2006).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Fitz Maurice, B & Fitz Maurice, W.A.|
|Reviewer(s):||Superina, M. & Goettsch, B.K.|
Coryphantha vogtherriana is listed as Least Concern because of its large population size, ability to adapt to modified habitats, and lack of major threats.
|Range Description:||This cactus is found in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, in Cerro de San Pedro municipality.|
Native:Mexico (San Luis Potosí)
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|Population:||This species is uncommon. The population is estimated to consist of more than 10,000 mature individuals.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species grows on calcareous soils in clusters hidden in the grass in forests. The habitat is now an induced grassland as a result of the felling of the Quercus woodland that previously dominated the area. The habitat is locally classified as pastizal inducido (induced grassland; Rzedowski 1978).|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not utilized.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species. Minor threats include erosion, deforestation and trampling by animals pasturing in their habitat.|
This species is listed on CITES Appendix II. This species is legally protected in Mexico by the national list of species at risk of extinction, NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010, where it is listed under category “threatened” (A; SEMARNAT 2010).
|Citation:||Fitz Maurice, B & Fitz Maurice, W.A. 2013. Coryphantha vogtherriana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.|