Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, inflorescence up to 200 mm high. Tuber small, sub-globose to ovoid, 17 mm long and 12 mm wide; skin light brown, interior white; growing point basal to lateral. Old leaf sheaths up to 60 mm long and 2 mm diameter near the tuber, widening to 5 mm at ground level, greyish-brown, membranous. Leaf solitary, erect; contemporary leaf sheath exserted up to 25 mm, 1.0-1.5 mm diameter, reddish-purple, glabrous, grooved near the lamina; lamina ovate to somewhat cordate, up to 46 mm long and 30 mm wide, adaxial surface dark green, abaxially translucent green, thin, glabrous; margin smooth. Peduncular bract barely exserted, up to 1.5 mm non-sheathing, membranous, apex reddish-brown. Peduncle wiry, up to 150 mm long and 0.5 mm diameter, basally reddish-green becoming green above. Raceme lax, up to 110 mm long and 40 mm wide, with 8-15 flowers. Bracts triangular, 1.0-1.5 mm long, semi-amplexicaul, membranous, whitish with a brown midnerve. Pedicels up to 25 mm long, arcuate, wiry. Flowers somewhat urceolate, 6 mm wide at the opening, buds pointed. Tepals dimorphic, white with an olive green midnerve, connate at the base only; outer erect with the upper third spreading, linear to very narrowly elliptic, 5.0-5.5 mm long, 1.5 mm wide; inner erect with apex recurved, obovate, 5 mm long and nearly 2 mm wide, apex attenuate, connivent, 2.5 mm long, with a fimbriate margin. Filaments basally adnate to the tepals, outer for 1 mm, inner for 1.5 mm; very small, white, outer broadly triangular to ovate apiculate, 0.5 mm long, 0.7 mm wide, inner triangular apiculate, 0.5 mm long, 0.5 mm wide; anthers yellow, 0.5 mm long. Ovary globose, less than 1 mm long, 1 mm wide, pale green. Style cylindrical, 1 mm long, white. Copious nectar is produced at the base of the stamens.