Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, foliage up to 100 mm high. Tuber simple and unlobed, oblong, up to 55 mm long and 38 mm wide; skin light brown, interior pink to maroon red: growing point basal to lateral with a groove for the shoot. Old leaf sheaths up to 70 mm long and 5 mm wide, spreading to 15 mm near ground level, membranous, greyish-brown. Leaf solitary, sub-erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 40 mm, 3 mm diameter, pink tinged at the extreme base, white above, glabrous; lamina ovate-cordate, up to 10 mm long and 10 mm wide, glaucous, glabrous; margin revolute; adaxial surface producing a number of erect, stout, terete enations up to 50 mm long and 1-2 mm diameter, obtuse or slightly clavate, simple or branched, arising in a cluster from the base of the lamina, glaucous, glabrous. Peduncular bract barely exserted, non-sheathing part about 3 mm long, green, apex retrorse. Peduncle 25 mm long, wiry. Raceme dense, spicate, up to 30 mm long and 13 mm wide, with up to 20 flowers. Bracts triangular, somewhat saccate, up to 2 mm long, membra.11ous, white with a reddish-brown midnerve. Pedicels 1.0-1.5 mm long. Flowers small, globose to partly spreading in sunlight, up to 7 mm diameter. Tepals dimorphic, connate at the base only, white with a green midnerve overlaid with red stippling especially on the outer tepals; outer tepals lanceolate, 5 mm long and 1.8 mm wide, inner spathulate with slightly irregular, denticulate apical margins, 4 mm long and 2.3 mm wide. Filaments adnate to the base of the tepals, broadly lanceolate, 1.3 mm long, outer slightly broader than the inner, white; anthers yellow. Ovary globose, 1.3 mm long and wide, pale green sometimes with pale purplish spotting. Style cylindrical, 1.5 mm long, white.