Corm ovoid to globular-ovoid, 1.5-2 × 1.1-1.5 cm, with short hypopodium; outer tunics submembranous, light to mid brown, inner membranous, rather glossy reddish-brown, produced into a neck c. 1.5-4 cm ± covering cataphyll. Leaves 3, hysteranthous, linear to linear-lanceolate, patent to somewhat recurved, 6-13 × 0.5-1.4 cm, pure green, channelled, subobtuse, cucullate, glabrous. Flowers mostly solitary; perianth tube entire, exceeding the cataphyll by. c. 2-4 cm, yellowish-white; limb funnel-shaped, pinkish-purple with rather distinct veins, segments 1.2-2.1 × 0.2-0.6 cm, narrowly oblong to oblanceolate, subobtuse to retuse, filament channels shallow, glabrous to pubescent at margins. Outer stamens S-7 mm, inner 7-9 mm; filaments whitish, swollen base yellow; anthers 2-3 mm, yellow. Styles whitish, distinctly overtopping stamens, slightly hooked at apex, stigmas shortly decurrent (0.6-1.5 mm). Capsule borne just above ground level, narrowly ellipsoid, acute, 0.8-1.5 × 0.5-1 cm; seeds globose, reddish- brown, c. 2-3 mm in diam., with a large yellowish-white appendage.