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Echinocactus grusonii Hildm.

Common names

Golden Barrel Cactus, Golden Ball, Mother-in-Law's Cushion

My notes

Ornamental plant.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Echinocactus grusonii, popularly known as the Golden Barrel Cactus, Golden Ball or, amusingly, Mother-in-Law's Cushion, is a well known species of cactus, and is endemic to east-central Mexico.[+]

LinkGolden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii) on a lawn near back entrance of Texas A and M University in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, March 26, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Education City, Ar-Rayyān, Qatar


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