Tree-like plant. Segments ± oblong, compressed, 12–15 cm long, light green and glossy, the upper segments tending to droop.
Leaves 2–3 mm long. Areoles filled with short woolly hairs; glochids brownish; spines 1–4 cm long, erect, usually 2 at most areoles, yellowish to red-brown.
Flowers 3–6 cm diam., perianth yellow with outer segments often with red stripes.
Fruit obovoid, 5–7 cm long, red-purple.
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