Echinocereus grandis Britton Rose 1922

Plants solitary or occasionally branched with as many as 15 stems. Stems cylindrical, to 50 cm (20 in) high and 12 cm (4.7 in) in diameter. Ribs 18-25. Central spines 8-12, erect, dull white to cream, 3-6 mm (to 0.2 in) long. Radial spines 15-25, pressed next to the surface, white to cream, 5-10 mm

(0.2-0.4 in) long. Flowers borne near the stem tips, narrowly funnelform, white to pale yellow or pale pink, 5-7 cm (2-2.8 in) long, 5-8 cm (2-3.1 in) in diameter. Distribution: three islands in the Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico.

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