|Original Description: Kakteen in Sudamerika 1
p.78 - Friedrich Ritter (1979)
Columnar, mostly solitary, 1.5-3 m high greygreen, 6-9
cm thick; 5-7 [poorly-defined] ribs, and later, (3 -) 4 (-5), in a slight
taper, crenate, latibus[?] 3-4 cm wide, 2-3 cm in diameter.
immersed, white tomentum and white hairs are often constructed, between 10-15 mm; Central spines grey-brown stock 5-10 acicular,
4-8 mm long, 5-8 and then marginal, a cone, 0,5-2 mm long, 1 central,
1-3 cm long, floral region areas 3-5 mm in diameter., Mostly
the meeting, and several mm immersed 10-18 spines and subulate
scopularie contribute, 4-10 mm long, and furnished with a great number of white wool; flowers near the top, about 58 mm long, the right ovary was more extensive than long ARCH floral tubes about 16 mm long, closed by projection and filaments lowest floral tube above her funnel, 20 mm long, 10 mm wide, equipped with broad scales; filaments pale yellowish, uniseriata; style pale yellow stigmas between anthers; internal petals linear, 10 mm long, 5 mm wide, white, with a rod of the middle, the green part and a fruit broader than long, green or somewhat ruddy; red meat, seeds 2.0 mm long and 1,4 mm wide, 0.6 mm thick, remove, clean, slightly tuberculosis, hilum fold, oval, brown, micropyle. Habitat: Agua Vermelha, Mina Gerais, Brazil.