Body clustering, cylindrical to 25 cm long, 8 cm wide with 10-13 ribs. Areoles round, whitish 1.5 cm apart with 1-4 central spines 4-8.5 cm and 7-14 whitish radial spines to 3 cm long. Flowers purple-pink 6-12 cm wide.
C & N 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.