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Melocactus glaucescens is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are rocky areas and hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Ferocactus pilosus (Mexican Lime Cactus) growing south of Saltillo, Coahuila, northeast Mexico Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class: Magnoliopsida Order: Caryophyllales Family: Cactaceae Juss. More

The land area devoted to cactus cultivation in 2001 was about 1.8 million hectares (4.4 million acres), mostly for fodder, and over half of which was in northern Africa and northeastern Brazil. More

cactus growing among the clefts of the rocks.The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A. More