Body solitary, globular or elongate to 15 cm high, 10 cm wide with 10 prominent ribs. Areoles whitish usually (with 1 long blackish central spine) and 4-6 whitish radial spines 6-9 mm long. Flowers pink to purplish 5-10 cm long.
N Mexico, 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.