This member of the Nolinaceae family was
given this name by
Luis Hernández Sandoval and Sergio Zamudio in 2003. It is found in
the xerophytic scrub in the Sierra Madre Oriental near Atarjea,
Guanajuato, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex
can grow to 25 centimetres or more the stems are almost absent,
resembling Calibanus, hence the name; compacta.