Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, inflorescence up to 240 mm high. Tuber irregularly-shaped, 30 mm long and 18 mm wide; skin brown, interior white; growing point basal. Old leaf sheaths 40 mm long and 2 mm wide, membranous, dark brown. Leaf solitary, erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted 30-35 mm, 0.5-1.0 mm diameter, reddish to green, with scattered, horizontal, soft curly hairs 2-3 mm long; lamina narrowly to broadly lanceolate acute, mucronate, up to 42 mm long, 25 mm wide, both surfaces bright green, glabrous except for a few hairs on the under side near the base. Peduncular bract exserted up to 25 mm, basally sheathing, reddish-brown, densely covered with short white hairs; expanded above, leaflike, ovate mucronate, up to 10 mm long, 8 mm wide, adaxial surface green, partly hairy to glabrous, abaxial surface and margin red, covered with numerous short hairs. Peduncle up to 120 mm long and 1.5-2.0 mm diameter, glaucous green, basal 20-30 mm covered with short hairs, glabrous above. Raceme narrowly conical, sub-spicate, 25-140 mm long, up to 14 mm diameter, with 20-45 flowers. Bracts triangular, attenuate up to 1.0 mm long, retrorse, colourless, membranous with a dark red midnerve. Pedicels erecto-patent, up to 3 mm long, glaucous green. Flowers rotate, 6.5 mm in diameter. Tepals equal to sub-equal, connate for about 1.0 mm at the base, oval to broadly elliptic, apex rounded, 3 mm long and 1.5-1.8 mm wide, pale green with a darker green midnerve, outer surface stippled with red giving a brownish appearance especially on the outer tepals. Filaments erect, in a ring round the ovary, lanceolate, 1.8 mm long and 1 mm wide, white; anthers nearly 1 mm long, yellow, introrse. Ovary ovoid, 1.8 mm long and 1 mm diameter, green. Style cylindrical, more than 1 mm long, white.