Bishop's Miter, Bishop's Cap
Synonym: Astrophytum columnare, Astrophytum tulense, Astrophytum myriostigma var. potosinum, Astrophytum nuda, Astrophytum myriostigma var. viescaensis, Astrophytum coahuilense, Astrophytum prismaticum, Echinocactus myriostigma, Astrophytum myriostigma var. multicostatus, Astrophytum myriostigma var. columnaris
The Bishop's Miter is an attractive cactus, relatively cold resistant. The stems can be over 3 feet long and 8 inches in diameter (1.2 m by 20 cm). The name 'Astrophytum comes from the Greek for "star plant". The number of ribs vary from 4 to 8.
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