Plants solitary, depressed globose, slightly wider than high, often asymmetrical, dark green, 5.5-11 cm (2.2-4.3 in) high,
8-10.5 cm (3.1-4.1 in) in diameter. Ribs 10-11, broadly obtuse, slightly undulate. Spines horn yellow to brown or dull pinkish, not markedly stout. Central spines 2-3, curved slightly upward, 14-30 mm (0.6-1.2 in) long. Radial spines
9-10, curved slightly upward, 20-25 mm (0.8-1 in) long. Cephalia rather small, 1.3-3.2 cm (0.5-1.3 in) high, 3-4.5 cm (1.2-1.8 in) in diameter, with very fine yellowish to ash gray bristles. Flowers open in midafternoon, exserted 6-7 mm (0.2-0.3 in) above the cephalia, pink to light pink, 23-28 mm (0.9-1.1 in) long, 15-18 mm (0.6-0.7 in) in diameter. Fruits red at the tip, 20-24 mm (0.8-0.9 in) long, 7-9 mm (0.3-0.4 in) in diameter. Distribution: Dominican Republic.
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