Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary or clump-forming, inflorescence up to 300 mm high. Tuber simple or with proliferating stolons, pyriform to irregular, up to 30 mm long and 15 mm wide; skin thin, light brown, interior pale to deeper pink; growing point basal to lateral; stolons one to several per tuber, 3 mm wide and up to 60 mm long with roots at intervals. Old leaf sheaths up to 90 mm long, membranous, becoming fibrous at ground level. Leaf solitary, erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 25 mm, reddish, sparsely or densely pubescent; lamina held horizontally, ovate-cordate, up to 60 mm long and 35 mm wide, adaxial surface frequently covered with few to numerous unbranched, terete enations, up to 60 mm long and 2 mm wide; lamina then reduced in size to about 5 mm long and wide; lamina and enations almost glabrous or well covered with short straight or curly hairs; the enations considerably variable in number, length and thickness. Peduncular bract barely exserted, ovate attenuate, apex retrorse, white, membranous, pinkish-red. Peduncle up to 220 mm long and 1 mm diameter, green with red streaking especially at the base. Raceme lax, up to 90 mm long, 35 mm wide, with up to 26 flowers. Bracts triangular attenuate, 1.0-1.5 mm long, membranous, white with a thin brown midnerve. Pedicels 25 mm long, pale green, arcuate, with flowers facing upwards. Flowers campanulate, becoming spreading with a triangular outline when fully open, 12 mm diameter. Tepals dimorphic, white with a dark green midnerve, overlaid with red streaking; outer tepals spreading, elliptic attenuate, apex recurved, 5 mm long and 2 mm wide, inner erect, broadly spathulate, with a crisped connivent apex, 5 mm long and 3 mm wide. Filaments dimorphic, white, outer 1.3 mm long and wide, inner adnate 1 mm up the tepals, 1 mm long and 0.8 mm wide. Ovary globose, 1.5 mm long and wide, green. Style cylindrical, 1.5-2.0 mm long, white.