bright pinkish purple blooms have lanceolate petals with softly rounded to pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 13-15. Stamens are mauve pink curving inward, encircling the style. Stigma is white with 6-7 lobes.
medium green phylloclades have 3 shallow areole notches per marginal side. Phylloclades can exhibit a thin purpish border margin. Fine yellowish brown apical bristling are evident.