Acaulescent, cormous geophyte, often clumped. Leaves 3, lower 2 lanceolate, margins ciliate, 40-120 x 15-30, uppermost erect, bract-like; outer bracts ovate, white or pale green, margins ciliate, inner smaller. Flowers hidden by bracts, 2 or 3, tepal claw 8-10 mm long, blade auriculate-cucullate, margins minutely ciliolate, 6-8 mm long; filaments green or purple, 6-8 mm long, anthers ±2 mm; styloids 7-10 mm long. July-Aug.(Sept.).
Acaulescent, cormous geophyte. Leaves lanceolate, margins ciliate, sometimes undulate. Flowers enclosed in large white bracts, sometimes striped green, inner smaller with ciliate margins, tepals auriculate below; filaments green or purple, anthers yellow, ± 2 mm long; styloids with median longitudinal crest.