Plants synanthous, solitary, inflorescence up to 250 mm high. Tuber globose to sub-globose, about 30 mm long and 28 mm wide or about 20 mm long and 45 mm wide; skin rough, darkish brown, interior red; growing point apical, 1-several per tuber. Old leaf sheaths up to 65 mm long, 20 mm wide, chestnut to dark brown, membranous. Leaves erect, 1-2 per growing point; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 50 mm, 1.5-2.0 mm in diameter, terete, straight to somewhat curved, dark red becoming lighter towards the lamina, glabrous; lamina elliptic to lanceolate, up to 100 mm long, 38 mm wide, mucronate, bright green, somewhat coriaceous, glabrous, with prominent parallel veins. Peduncle up to 200 mm long, 2 mm diameter, basal 20 mm mottled maroon, bright green above. Raceme 1-2 per growing point, compact to somewhat lax, 55-80 mm long and 20-50 mm wide, with 12-15 flowers. Bracts triangular, 2.0-3.5 mm long, straight or recurved, brown, membranous. Pedicels longest 8-20 mm long, erecto-patent, with reddish mottling. Flowers urceolate, about 10 mm long and 12 mm diameter with tepals recurved when fully open. Tepals equal to subequal, connate for 2 mm, ligulate, acute, white to pale pink with a broad redstreaked midnerve; outer tepals 8-9 mm long and 2 mm wide, inner about 10 mm long and up to 2 mm wide. Filaments adnate to the base of the tepals for 1-2 mm, filiform, apiculate, 5.0-5.5 mm long, white; anthers globose, about 0.8 mm long. Ovary ovoid, about 2 mm long and 1.5 mm wide, green. Style cylindrical, nearly 2 mm long, white. Capsule ovoid, emarginate, 6 mm long, 8 mm wide, tepals persistent.