Plants with hysteranthous leaves, solitary, inflorescence up to 320 mm high. Tuber pyriform to irregular in shape, up to 35 mm long, 18 mm wide; skin light brown, interior white near the growing tip becoming red in the older part; growing point lateral. Old leaf sheaths up to 45 mm long, 4 mm diameter, membranous, greyish-brown. Leaf solitary, prostrate; contemporary leaf sheath barely exserted, white shading to pale green near the lamina; lamina orbicular-cordate, apex sometimes retuse, 40 mm long, 45 mm wide, adaxial surface dark green with white dotted striations indicating the veins, abaxial surface whitish-green with green bands indicating the veins, both surfaces finely hairy; margin undulate, ciliate. Peduncular bract exserted up to 8 mm, sheathing except for the upper 2-3 mm, longitudinally light and dark green striped, free part ovate, attenuate, recurved, margin usually ciliate. Peduncle up to 170 mm long, green with faint red striations. Raceme lax, up to 140 mm long, 40 mm wide, with 16-28 flowers. Bracts triangular, 1 mm, white membranous with dark reddish-brown mid nerve, semi-amplexicaul. Pedicels up to 30 mm long, very wiry, arcuate or erecto-patent. Flowers triangular, up to 9 mm across. Tepals dimorphic, yellowish-white with an olive green midnerve and faint red striations especially near the apices; outer spreading, narrowly elliptic attenuate, 4 mm long, 1.5 mm wide; inner erect, broadly lanceolate with a short, narrow, fimbriate apex. Filaments dimorphic, pale yellow, the outer broadly ovate, apiculate, basally adnate to tepals for less than 1 mm; the inner with a broad, transparent to white part adnate to the tepals, 1.3 mm long, 1.3 mm wide, the narrow, rectangular, free part less than 1 mm long, 0.8 mm wide. Ovary angular, globose, 1.3 mm long, 1.3 mm wide, green with fine red striations. Style cylindrical, about equal in length to the ovary, white.