Bulb ovoid, 10-15 mm long; outer tunics pale-brown, coriaceous, split in stripes; inner tunics yellowish, slightly coriaceous. Stem 16-30 cm high, erect, up to 3 mm in diameter, covered by the leaf sheaths for 1/2-3/4 of its length. Leaves 2-3(-4), glabrous, semicylindric, with limb 8-12 cm long and 1-2 mm wide, bordered by a hyaline and papillose margin. Spathe erect, longer than inflorescence, with 2 unequal valves, provided with a long appendage, the larger (4)-6-14 cm long, 7-nerved, the smaller (2.5)-4-10 cm long, 5-nerved. Bostryces 8. Inflorescence fastigiate, lax, 8-25(-35)-flowered with unequal pedicels 10-35 mm long. Perigon campanulate with tepals elliptical, pinkish white, tinged with brownish purple, rounded and apiculate at the apex, 6 mm long, the outer 2.7-3 mm wide, the inner 2.3-2.5 mm wide. Stamens included, with white filaments, the outer 1.8-2 mm long, the inner 2.2-2.6 mm long, connate below into an annulus 1.5 mm high; anthers white tinged with pink, elliptical, 1.3 x 0.8 mm, apiculate at the apex. Ovary obovoid-cylindric, slightly throated in the middle, papillose in the upper part, 3.5-4 x 2 mm. Style white, 0.8-1 mm long. Capsule obovoid, 5.5-6 x 4.8-5 mm.