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Epithelantha micromeris is a small cactus with spherical, egg-shaped, or short cylindric, usually solitary stem covered with clusters of grayish or purplish-white spines with brown bases, collectively appearing as a brown spot at the center of each cluster. The stem grows up to 2 inches (5 cm) tall and up to 1.6 inches (4 cm) in diameter. The density of the spines gives the stem illusion of being ashy gray and rough in general aspect. Tubercles are hemispheric to short cylindric, up to 0.25 inches (0.3 cm) long, and arranged around the stem in spiral rows, each tipped with an areole that bears 20 to 40 spines in 1 to 3 series. Flowers are small, pink to white, rarely yellow,  and appear partially obscured by longer spines at the stem apex from late winter to early spring. The attractive edible fruits are bright red, narrowly cylindric, and contain several black seeds.

Comes in a 60mm pot.