Echinocereus sciurus var. floresii (Backeb.) N.P.Taylor

Body solitary or clustering, cylindrical to 10 cm high, 3 cm wide with 14 ribs. Areoles with about 18 whitish or brownish radial spines 1.5 cm long and pressed down. Central spines (0)2-4 long. Flowers red 4-5 cm long, 7 cm wide. [e. floresii Backeb.]


Source: Forbes, S. (1997). Echinocereus. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Caryophyllanae
order      Caryophyllales
family       Cactaceae
genus        Echinocereus Engelm.