⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2781788, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Ferocactus haematacanthus (Monv. ex Salm-Dyck) Bravo ex Backeb. & F.M.Knuth.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 1: 28 1858.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:131800-1.