Plants with hysteranthous leaves, inflorescence up to 90 mm high. Tuber globose to turbinate or multiple, 30 mm long, 45 mm diameter; skin brown, interior white; growing point apical. Old leaf sheaths 25-70 mm long, 3 mm wide, finely fibrous or membranous, light brown. Leaf solitary, erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 20 mm, up to 2 mm wide, reddish-green, glabrous; lamina ovate to orbicular, up to 60 mm long, 40 mm wide, green to glaucous, somewhat coriaceous, glabrous, with a distinct white marginal rim, sometimes crisped. Peduncular bract leaf-like; sheathing part up to 30 mm long and 4 mm wide, white, glabrous; lamina spreading to horizontal, ovate to orbicular-cordate, up to 85 mm from the apex to the depression and 62 mm wide, usually considerably smaller, both surfaces glaucous green, mucronate, coriaceous, glabrous; margin white, sometimes crisped. Peduncle up to 15 mm long and 2 mm diameter, emerging through a depression of the sheathing bract, glaucous. Raceme compact, sub-corymbose, 35 mm long, 45 mm wide, with 15-35 flowers. Bracts triangular, 1.5 mm long, closely adpressed to the underside of the pedicels, green with a transparent margin. Pedicels lowest 26 mm long, upper 10 mm, spreading to erecto-patent. Flowers spreading to recurved, up to 10 mm diameter. Tepals equal to subequa1, white with a green midnerve and faint red streaking; outer narrowly elliptic, 5 mm long, 2 mm wide, inner narrowly obovate, 5.5 mm long, 2 mm wide. Filaments adnate to the base of the tepa1s, filiform, outer 3.3 mm long and inner 4 mm long, 1 mm wide, white; anthers pale yellow, less than 0.5 mm long. Ovary ovoid, 2.5 mm high, 1.5 mm wide, pale green. Style 2.5 mm long, white. Capsule up to 9 mm long, 8 mm wide, with uneven locule development, persistent tepals. Seed 5 mm long, brown, hairs approximately 4 mm long.