Echinocereus knippelanius orcutt
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
A particularity of this plant is that the buds emerge through the plant's skin above an areole.
Origin and habitat: Mexico, Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains (Coahuila, Nuevo Leon). The population is estimated to be greater that one million individuals.
Description: Solitary or slowly clumping cacti.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz