Obregonia has only one species from Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is related to Ariocarpus. The genus is named Obregonia to honor Alvaro Obregon (1880 - 1928) president of Mexico.

Obregonias are propagated by seeds. Seedlings are sometimes grafted on Echinopsis to increase their growth speed.

Species and varieties
Obregonia denegrii (Artichoke cactus)

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