star-like flowers have thin, sharply tipped fuchsia-pink petals. The dorsal side of petals are darker. Frontal view petal count is 12-14. Stamens are light purple tinted pink. Style is white with 5 white stigma lobes. Floriferous with 1-2 flowers per segment.
scalloped phylloclades have 3-4 areole notches per side. Phylloclades are medium green edged with a dark burgundy margin.