Baker, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 252 (1878)
Acaulescent. Leaves concentrated in a radical rosette, ascending, lanceolate, 1-3 ft. long, 1½-2 in. broad at the middle, narrowed gradually to the tip and a long channelled petiole; midrib conspicuous on the under side except towards the tip. Panicle 4-5 ft. long, with many flexuose racemose branches; lower branch-bracts lanceolate, ½ ft. long, and raceme 6-8 in. long; lower pedicels very short, 3-4 in a cluster. Perianth cylindrical, 14-15 lin. long; segments rather longer than the tube. Stamens as long as the perianth-segments. Style exserted.