Body solitary, globular to 12 cm wide with about 15 ribs. Areoles 8 mm apart with 10 brownish-tipped whitish radial spines 4-10 mm long. Flowers bright pink 5 cm wide.
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.