Bulb 15-20 mm in diameter. Leaves 10- 30 cm x 1.5-2.5 mm, narrowly linear, developed before anthesis. Scape 5-18 cm, slender. Flowers usually solitary, rarely 2-3; spathe 15-25 mm, 2-valved; pedicels 10-18 mm, not exceeding the spathe. Perianth-segments 8-12 mm, white, the outer 3 apiculate. Epigynous disc prominent, 6-lobed. Style filiform, slightly exceeding the stamens. Seeds 2-3 mm, black, with strophiole. 2n = 18.