Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, inflorescence up to 220 mm high. Tuber pyriform, 30 mm long and 20 mm wide; skin light brown, interior white; growing point basal. Old leaf sheaths 30 mm long, 2.5 mm diameter, membranous, brown. Leaf solitary, sub-erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 5 mm, whitish; lamina broadly ovate to orbicular-cordate, 25 mm long, 25 mm wide, adaxial surface glabrous, dark red, abaxial surface dark green bearing numerous short, straight, cylindrical, green enations approximately 1 mm high, the apex of each bearing a tuft of transparent hairs; margin with scattered transparent hairs. Peduncular bract barely exserted, non-sheathing part about 2 mm long, ovate, white, membranous. Peduncle 120-180 mm long, 1 mm diameter, pale green with red striations. Raceme lax, 20-90 mm long, 50 mm wide, with 3-20 flowers. Bracts triangular, attenuate, 1 mm long, semi-amplexicaul, membranous, colourless with a brown midnerve. Pedicels lowest up to 30 mm long, upper 14 mm long, arcuate, erecto-patent. Flowers whitish, with an olive green midnerve, overlaid with fine red striations. Tepals dimorphic, outer erecto-patent, elliptic, acute, 5 mm long, 2 mm wide; inner erect, lanceolate, with a connivent, fimbriate apex, 4-5 mm long and 2.8 mm wide. Filaments dimorphic, white, the outer broad, less than 1 mm long, 1.5 mm wide, fleshy; the inner adnate from the base for 1.5 mm, less than 1 mm long, 0.5 mm wide; anthers green or deep purple. Ovary ovoid to globose, 2 mm long, 1.5 mm diameter, pale green with numerous purple dots. Style cylindrical, 1.5 mm long, white. Capsule turbinate, emarginate, up to 6 mm long and 4 mm wide.