⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2781857, 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: Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 21 1858.