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Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852
Lithograph of Ferocactus hamatacanthus, commonly known as Mexican fruit cactus or Texas barrel cactus, by Walter Hood Fitch, from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, 1852. Artwork from volume 78, plate 4632.
Curtis's Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring colour illustrations of plants and has been published continuously since 1787
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