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Ferrocactus Pilosus
Ferrocactus Pilosus

Ferrocactus Pilosus

Ferocactus pilosus is a biznaga of the family of cacti in the order Caryophyllales. It is endemic to northern and central Mexico. Ferocactus: is the generic name that derives from the Latin adjective "ferus" = "wild", "indomitable" and "cactus", to refer to the strong thorns of some species. The Latin word 'pilosus' is for its hairy bristles. It has several common names: lime biznaga, lime barrel biznaga, Mexican fire barrel, cabuchera biznaga, red biznaga, lime biznaga, red biznaga, cabochons, biznaga lemon, and pochas.
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