Turbinicarpus horripilus (Lem.) V. John & Ríha, Kaktusy 19:22. 1983 (syn: (≡) Gymnocactus horripilus (Lem.) Backeb.; (≡) Mammillaria horripila Lem. (basionym); (≡) Neolloydia horripila (Lem.) Britton & Rose; (≡) Thelocactus horripilus (Lem.) Kladiwa);
Semi-desert vegetation among calcareous rocks.
Native: Mexico (Hidalgo)
The extent of occurrence is 500 km² and is known from only a few subpopulations which are continuing to decline due to collecting.
(From IUCN Red List (VU) )
Plants from Cactus Garden: Cactus 2 for id from Cactus garden.. : Attachments (1). 4 posts by 3 authors.
This one again shot from Cactus garden, Panchkula is being posted for identification…experts please help….
It is Gymnocactus sp.
I’m no expert, but that looks like a Gymnocactus, horripilus perhaps?
Agree with Gymnocactus horripilus