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: (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.