(Buiningia brevicylindrica var. longispina)
This plant is native to Northeastern Minas Gerais, Brazil. Grow this plant in full sun to partial shade (the body can scorch if not acclimated). Dark green stem with golden straw colored spines. This plant can grow to about 1.5 to 2 feet tall. Once mature, this plant will grow a gold/yellow lateral cephalium where the flowers and fruit will grow from. The flowers on this plant are a greenish/yellow.
NOTE: Not all plants have offsets, number of offsets will vary.