Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, foliage up to 100 mm high. Tuber simple, oblong to irregularly-shaped, up to 50 mm long, 25 mm wide, skin greyish-brown, interior pink to maroon-red in the older parts; growing point basal to lateral with a groove. Old leaf sheaths up to 90 mm long, 10 mm wide, greyish-brown, membranous. Leaf solitary erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 30 mm, 3 mm diameter, white and glabrous at ground level becoming reddish and covered with short curly hairs above; lamina ovate-cordate 7 mm long, 6 mm wide, reddish and almost glabrous abaxially, adaxial surface hairy, with a single long profusely branched enation forming a rounded or narrow to broadly cylindrical head up to 110 mm long and 30 mm wide; hairs few to very numerous and curly giving a woolly appearance. Peduncular bract barely exserted. Peduncle up to 25 mm long, 1.5 mm diameter, pale green with fine red streaking, covered with short curly hairs, occasionally glabrous. Raceme densely conical to cylindrical up to 90 mm long, 35 mm wide, with up to 40 flowers. Bracts up to 3 mm long, membranous, white with a green and red streaked midnerve, covered with curly hairs. Pedicels up to 6 mm long sometimes sparsely hairy. Flowers sweetly scented, spreading, up to 17 mm diameter. Tepals sub-equal, white with a light green midnerve covered with few red streaks; the outer ligulate, 12 mm long, 2 mm wide, the inner narrowly spathulate, 10 mm long, 2.5 mm wide. Filaments equal, 9 mm long, 1 mm wide at the base very gradually tapering to the anther, white. Ovary globose, 2 mm diameter, bright green. Style cylindrical, 6 mm long, white.