Pot: 14 cm.
Also known as “Carmen pincushion cactus”. It is a small globose cactacea with both solitary and branched habits. Its green stem is completely covered with small, soft and woolly spines. On its conical tubercles more than one hundred light yellow spines emerge, which are arranged in the shape of a star. It blooms with numerous flowers, arranged in a corolla at the apex, usually of a cream color with pink shades.