Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, inflorescence up to 60 mm high. Tuber globose to sub-globose, up to 12 mm long and 10 mm diameter; skin light fawn, interior white, growing points apical, one to several per tuber. Old leaf sheaths up to 49 mm long, 1.5 mm diameter, brown, membranous. Leaf solitary, erect; contemporary leaf sheath not exserted,lamina acicular, terete up to 25 mm long, 1.5 mm wide, glaucous green, glabrous. Peduncular bract barely exserted, surrounding the peduncle except the upper 1 mm, membranous. Peduncle up to 30 mm long, 0.5 mm diameter, very wiry and spirally twisted, thickening immediately below the raceme, reddish-green. Raceme corymbose, 30 mm high and 25 mm wide, with up to 12 flowers, rachis flexuose, twice as thick as the peduncle. Bract triangular or ovate, 1.3 mm long, membranous, brown. Pedicels lowest up to 25 mm long, upper much less, erect or erecto-patent, arcuate. Flowers spreading to recurved, held upwards, up to 6 mm diameter. Tepals sub-equal, white with a green midnerve overlaid with dark purple streaking, or yellow with outer tepals dark reddish-brown; outer narrowly elliptic 4 mm long, 1.3 mm wide, inner narrowly spathulate 3.5 mm long, 1.5 mm wide. Filaments filiform, 1.5-1.8 mm long, white, outer slightly shorter than inner; anthers pale yellow. Ovary ovoid, barely 1 mm long. Style cylindrical, about 1 mm long. Seeds turbinate, light fawn, 2 mm long and up to 1 mm wide, with fme, silky, somewhat wavy, white hairs, up to 3 mm long.