Body clustering, cylindrical, to 25 cm high, 5-7 cm wide with 10-14 ribs. Areoles 1 cm apart with 2-6 central spines to 7 cm long and 10-12 radial spines to 1 cm long. Flowers pink-red to 8 cm long, 7 cm wide.
NW Mexico, SW North America
Source: (1997). Echinocereus. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.