Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary or clump-forming, inflorescence up to 80 mm high. Tuber simple, lobed or with stolons, pyriform to irregular in shape, up to 30 mm long and 15 mm wide, with short wiry roots; stolons up to 50 mm long and 3 mm diameter; skin light brown, interior whitish to pale pink; growing point basal to lateral. Old leaf sheaths up to 70 mm long, smooth to fibrous, light to greyish-brown. Leaf one per growing point, erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 30 mm, 1 mm diameter, white at the base, becoming pale green above, sometimes densely covered with red striations giving a purple appearance, glabrous; lamina ovate to orbicular cordate, 22 mm from the apex to the base and 17 mm wide, glabrous or occasionally with a few scattered curly hairs especially along the margin; abaxial surface similar in colour to the leaf sheath or with a light silvery-grey sheen, adaxial surface glaucous, frequently bearing 2-18 enations; enations unbranched or shortly branched near the apex, irregular in size and shape, up to 25 mm long and 2 mm wide, the longest, near the base of the lamina, flat, glabrous or occasionally with a few scattered hairs. Peduncular bract exserted 5-10 mm, ovate, acute, with a retrorse apex, fleshy, bright green or reddish tinged. Peduncle up to 50 mm long, 1 mm diameter, green covered with red streaking more dense at the base. Raceme conical, up to 25 mm long and 25 mm wide, with up to 35 flowers. Bracts triangular, attenuate, apex twisted, 1.5 mm long, membranous, whitish with a red midnerve. Pedicels up to 7 mm long, erecto-patent. Flowers becoming spreading with a triangular outline when fully opened, up to 12 mm diameter, sweet scented. Tepals dimorphic, white with a green midnerve and varying amounts of red streaking; outer tepals spreading with recurved apices, elliptic, acute, 7 mm long and 2 mm wide, inner erecto-patent, not hiding the stamens, spathulate with irregularly fimbriate apices, 5 mm long, 2 mm wide. Filaments dimorphic, adnate 1 mm up the tepals, white with varying amounts of maroon streaking; the outer ovate, 1.5 mm long, the inner broadest at the base and gradually narrowing to the anther; anthers white to yellowish. Ovary ovoid to globose, 2 mm long and wide, green with maroon streaking. Style cylindrical, 2.5 mm long, white.