Lip 3-lobed, strongly recurved in basal half, sparsely clavate-pubescent on disc, callus, side lobes and mid-lobe, ± 6 mm. long, 5 mm. broad; side lobes extending below geniculation in lip, somewhat oblong- elliptic, truncate in front; mid-lobe ovate, subacute, fleshy but not bullate.
Petals oblanceolate, rounded, 6 mm. long, 1.7–2 mm. broad, papillose in apical half.
Dorsal sepal ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, acuminate or acute, 6.5–8 mm. long, 3 mm. broad; lateral sepals obliquely triangular-lanceolate, acuminate, 7.5–9 mm. long, 5 mm. broad, forming a short conical mentum ± 4.2 mm. high.
Flowers pubescent on outer surface, yellow, flushed with red; anther-cap crimson; callus golden yellow.
Inflorescence erect, 6–15 cm. long, rather laxly few–many-flowered, densely pubescent; bracts broadly ovate or cordate, mucronate and recurved at the apex, 6–10 mm. long, 6 mm. broad.
Leaves suberect to arcuate, linear to narrowly oblanceolate, obtuse or rounded, 7–11 cm. long, 0.7–1.2 cm. broad.
Pseudobulbs ovoid to narrowly conical, more or less covered by sheathing cataphylls below, up to 3 cm. long, 1 cm. broad, 2–3-leaved at the apex.
An erect epiphytic herb to 25 cm. tall.