pincushion cactus

pincushion cactus

noun
any of various low-growing, spiny cacti of the genus Mammillaria.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism

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pincushion cactus

any species of the genus Coryphantha, family Cactaceae, and the straight-spined species of the genus Mammillaria

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