blooms are pale pinkish mauve with darker throats. Flowers are 2 - 2.5 cm. in length, 2.5 - 3 cm. in width. Petals are oblanceolate (widest point above the midpoint) with acute tips. Frontal view petal count is 13. Pistil is pale pinkish mauve with 4 white stigma lobes. Filaments are red violet. A yellow-green, 0.6 cm., 4 angle ovary.
Meier 1995:17; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-1
growth is composed of crenate and angular segments. Segments have 2 - 4 bristly areoles per flat or angular edge.