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Browsing: Melocactus

Melocactus, commonly called Melon Cactus, is a genus of cacti. They are native to the Caribbean, western Mexico through Central America to northern South America, with some species along the Andes down to southern Peru, and a concentration of species in northeastern Brazil.

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Succulentopedia Melocactus bellavistensis

Melocactus bellavistensis

Melocactus bellavistensis is a rare cactus, up to 10 inches (25 cm) tall, with globose to somewhat elongate and conical stem and red bristly cephalium…

Succulentopedia Melocactus bahiensis

Melocactus bahiensis

Melocactus bahiensis is a small cactus with a ribbed stem capped by a cephalium with wool and brown bristles. The stem is light to dark…