Cochemiea setispina (J. M. Coulter) Walton 1899
Cactus setispinus J. M. Coulter 1894
Mammillaria setispina (J. M. Coulter) K. Brandegee 1897
Mammillaria pondii subsp. setispina (J. M. Coulter) D. R. Hunt 1997
This cactus is native to the San Borja region, San Julio Canyon, and Ángel de la Guarda Island, Baja California, Mexico.
Identification: Forming grayish-green clusters of cylindrical stems, each stem is up to 12" (30 cm) high and 1-2" (3-6 cm) in diameter. Spines are in groups of 10-12, ⅜-1" (1-3 cm) long. Dark red flowers are about 1¾" (5 cm) long. Fruits are dark red, up to ¾" (2 cm) long, and shaped like clubs.
Cochemiea setispina on Desert-tropicals.com
Cochemiea setispina on CactiGuide.com
Cochemiea setispina at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Sonoran Desert Digital Library
Cochemiea setispina at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Center for Sonoran Desert Studies
Cochemieas at the Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Cochemiea setispina description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
Range: Zones 8-10: