Corm up to 2 x 2 cm, subglobose to ovoid; tunic dark brown, membranous to subcoriaceous, with long neck. Leaves 3-6(-8), up to 1-3(-4) cm at anthesis, up to 14 cm x 1-2(-5) mm at maturity, filiform to narrowly linear, obtuse to acute, glabrous, sometimes ciliate. Flowers 1-4(5); perianth- segments 10-20 x 1.5-2(-3) mm, pinkish-lilac to white, linear-elliptical, obtuse. Filaments up to 8 mm, glabrous or sometimes hairy at the base; anthers 1.5-3(-4.5) mm, purplish-black to grey or pale brown, less often yellow; pollen yellow. Styles straight; stigmas punctiform. Capsule c. 3 mm.