Place of Publication
Brit. Cact. Succ. J. 22(1): 39 (38-41; figs. 19-24) (2004)
- Hoxey (2004): Figs. 19-25
Hoxey, P. 2004. Some notes on Copiapoa humilis and the description of a new subspecies. British Cactus & Succulent Journal 22(1):29-42
Señoret Espinosa & Acosta Ramos (2013)
Señoret Espinosa, E. and Acosta Ramos, J.P. 2013. Guía de Campo. Cactáceas Nativas de Chile. CORMA 247 pp.
Distribution and habitat
Only known from the type locality in province Atacama in the vicinity of Huasco at 1000 m above sea level. It grows on gently sloping to flat ground among small rocks and stones and is associated with other cacti including Copiapoa fielderiana.