Cactus – Cacti, members of the plant family Cactaceae, in the order Caryophyllales.
The ancient Aztects of South America held cactus to be very important and can be found in many of their sculptures and drawings. The national coat of arms of Mexico shows an eagle, a snake, and cactus. Christopher Columbus brought the first cactus to Europe and every year, scientists discover new kinds of cactus.
I have come to love these little plants, and now they are getting more populair, I start to see them everywhere.
So here is an ode to the Cactus –
Cactus at Lotusland by Tom Ballinger