E. erectocerntrus (multicostatus)
The blooms are white with a purplish-violet midvien.
found in cultivation are quite variable, and the dissimilarity
among seedlings spination and ribs shape may be considerable.
Stems: Solitary, globose, vivid green with a flat tops
8-15cm wide and up to 7-12 cm tall, typically with multiple, very
tight, thin, wavy ribs
Areoles & spines: There are only 2 or 3 areoles in each rib,
witch are covered with white felt in young plants, each has 6 to 9
radial spines, the upper ones are longer whit a central stout and flat
erected spine, while the lower ones are shorter and point downwards. The
spines are different lengths.
Flowers: The blooms are white with a violet to purple midvien in
conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of
plants belonging to the
Taxon has lots of
synonyms (like most Echinofossulocactus) whit several controversial
varieties and subspecies):