Ferocactus pilosus

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Ferocactus pilosus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Genus: Ferocactus
Species: F. pilosus
Binomial name
Ferocactus pilosus
(Galeotti ex Salm-Dyck) Werdermann

Ferocactus pilosus, also known as Mexican Lime Cactus (Viznaga De Lima) or Mexican Fire Barrel, is a species of cactus endemic to Mexico.[1]

It is found in the Méxican states of Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosí, and Tamaulipas. [2]


  1. ^ Anderson, Edward F. (2001), The Cactus Family, Pentland, Oregon: Timber Press, ISBN 978-0-88192-498-5 , p. 334
  2. ^ CactiGuide: Ferocactus pilosus