Ferocactus peninsulae f. brevispinus
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Description: Ferocactus peninsulae f. brevispinus is a solitary fast growing barrel ribbed cactus that differs from the type species in having a much shorter but stocky hooked central spine. This plant becomes very nice when a bit older.
Stem: Round to elongated dark green 25-40 cm in diameter 40-100 tall and attaining exceptionally a height of 2,5 metres, which is unusual for the genus.
Central spines: Has a very short but strong, recurving brownish-grey, large central spine. Slightly hooked or just with a slight kink at the end. Very dark red to almost black that can take a chalky colour ageing.
Radial spines: 7-10 short, straight but stout
Flower: Orange/Yellow and have orange or red midviens.
Fruits: Lemon yellow.
Seeds: Black, shining.