Ancistrocactus uncinatus (Chihuahuan Fishhook Cactus). This is a columnar cacti which is pale blue-green in colour with long hooked spines in dark red and straw yellow. In spring, large daisy-like burgundy-brown flower appear, with pale yellow petal margins and anthers.
Also known as Glandulicactus uncinatus, Echinocactus uncinatus,
Echinomastus uncinatus and
Perennial, Evergreen, Cactus
Interest and use
Grown for its form and flowers.