Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, inflorescence up to 140 mm high. Tuber small, pyriform, up to20 mm long and 10 mm wide; skin thin, brown, interior maroon red in older parts with darker vesicles; growing point basal with a lateral groove for the shoot. Old leaf sheaths about 20 mm long and 1.0-1.5 mm diameter, light brown. Leaf solitary, horizontal to suberect, not prostrate; contemporary leaf sheath exserted 5-1 0 mm, less than 1 mm diameter; lamina ovate cordate, acute, 17-18 mm long and 10 mm wide, apex hooked; adaxial surface dark green, glabrous or very sparsely covered with web-like hairs, abaxial surface light green and densely covered with a felted mass of curly hairs giving a whitish effect. Peduncular bract barely exserted, non-sheathing part 1 mm long, retrorse, membranous, transparent, apex red. Peduncle about 60 mm long, wiry, 0.5 mm diameter, basally red, glaucous green above. Raceme lax, 7 5 mm long, about 40 mm wide, with 8-9 flowers. Bracts triangular, 1 mm long, membranous, transparent, with a reddish-brown midnerve. Pedicels lowest about 20 mm long, very wiry, erecto-patent, arcuate. Flowers triangular in outline, about 8 mm diameter. Tepals dimorphic, connate for about 1 mm, white with a green midnerve and faint red streaking; the outer spreading, recurved, narrowly elliptic, attenuate, 5 mm long, 1.3 mm wide, the inner erect, surrounding the stamens and ovary, spathu1ate with recurved, pinched-in fimbriate apex, 5 mm long and 2 mm wide. Filaments dimorphic, orange to yellow, outer adnate to the base of the tepals, broadly ovate, over 1 mm long and 1 mm wide, inner adnate 1 mm up the tepals, triangular, barely 1 mm long and 0.5 mm wide at the base; anthers green. Ovary subglobose, 1.5 mm long and wide, dark reddish and green. Style cylindrical, 1.0-1.3 mm long, white.