Marloth ex A.V.Duthie, Ann. Univ. Stellenbosch, Reeks A, Wis-Natuurk. 18: 33 (1940)
Plants with hysteranthous leaves, small. Tuber about 20mm long and 10 mm wide, interior pink. Leaf solitary adpressed, contemporary leaf sheath not exserted; lamina cordate obtuse, about 30 mm in diameter, the upper surface bearing scattered, white, strigillose biramous hairs. Raceme sub-corymbose with 4-8 flowers. Pedicels up to 8 mm long. Tepals dimorphic, yellowish-white with a green midnerve, speckled red, outer convex, ovate, acute, 4 mm long, inner apically broadly winged, blunt and denticulate, 4.5 mm long. Stamens 2 mm long, filaments short, broadly lanceolate, almost cuneate. Ovary 2 mm long. Style cylindrical, 2 mm long.