superb feature of some of this hybrids is due to the intersection
between the traits of the ancestors and make them very desirable.
Ribs are sharp (usually eight) and have short spines clearly
indicating the relationship with A.
senilis var. aureum. The main characteristic of this hybrids
are the yellow woolly areoles, as the plants age the areoles become
more and more large, woolly and colourful. The old specimen are
often very handsome. This hybrid are strong
but slow growing. The flower are also very
beautiful. The so called cv. "ROSA" is a selected
strain with unusual orangish-pink flower.