Austrocylindropuntia subulata f. monstrosa
English Names: Eve’s Needle, Christmas Tree Cactus
Latin name: Austrocylindropuntia subulataf. monstrosa
Family: Cactus - Cactaceae
Origin: Ecuador, Peru
This is a specific form of the Austrocylindropuntia Subulata species, characterized by numerous offshoots that grow from its areoles, with smaller and sparse leaves, narrower and shorter shoots and stocky and slow growth.