magenta red. Flower length is 3.5 cm. with a width of 3.5 cm. Petals are narrow to elliptic with acute tips. Frontal view petal count is 18. Pistil is magenta with 5 white curled stigma lobes. Filaments are bright magenta. Bronze-green, 0.8 cm. ovary has 5 ridges.
Meier 1995: 17; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-4
phylloclades are yellow green, 5 cm. in length and 1 - 1.5 cm. in width with purple-red edging. Segments have 4 - 5 areoles per lateral edge. Small yellow-brown bristles are present in the linear (apical) areole. Segments are smaller than R. gaertneri.