Pilocereus, the old man cactus, forms a small genus with tallish erect, fleshy, angulate stems, on which, with the tufts of spines, are developed hair-like bodies, which, though rather coarse, bear some resemblance to the hoary locks of an old man.
tallish man, who paradoxically attracted attention by the quietness with which he moved.
He was a tallish man, who paradoxically attracted attention by the quietness with which he moved.
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