Body solitary, cylindrical to 30 cm high, 4-9 cm wide with 16-23 ribs. Areoles elongated with 15-23 whitish, reddish or brownish pectinate (comb-like) radial spines 6-10 mm long. Flowers bright pink 6-7 cm long.
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.