Body solitary or clustering, cylindrical 5-40 cm, 5-15 cm wide with 5-12 distinct or indistinct ribs. Areoles wooly, circular 6-12 mm apart with 3-16 radial spines 1-7 cm long. Flowers remaining open at night, bright red, orange, salmon or pale pink 3-7 cm wide.
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.