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Bisnaga histrix (DC.) Doweld
Sukkulenty 1(2): 28. 1999

Accepted Scientific Name: Ferocactus histrix (DC.) G.E.Linds.
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 27: 171. 1955

Bisnaga histrix (Ferocactus histrix) Photo by: Zoltán Oláh
A barrel cactus, and an outstanding example of massiveness. Together with Echinocactus platyacanthus this is the most abundant and widespread barrel cactus in Mexico.


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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ferocactus histrix (DC.) G.E.Linds.
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 27: 171. 1955
Synonymy: 23

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Electrode Cactus, Candy Cactus, Candy Barrel Cactus, Mexican barrel cactus
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Adatinis ferokaktusas
SPANISH (Español): Biznaga de dulce, Guamishí
SWEDISH (Svenska): Bronsdjävulstunga

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ferocactus histrix group

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Bisnaga histrix (Ferocactus histrix) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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