Turks Cap,Barrel cacti (melon cactus) is a genus of cactus with about 30-40 species. They are native to the Caribbean,

Barrel cacti of some species easily reach over 1 metre (3.3 ft) in height at maturity, and have been known to reach 10 feet in some regions. The ribs are numerous and pronounced, and the spines are long and can range in color from yellow to tan to red, depending on the age of the plant and the species. Flowers appear at the top of the plant when mature with a small red fruit.