Bulbous herb with erect scapes, flat doubled-bladed (in elliptical section), 20-25 × 0.5 cm, sulcate, shorter or sub-equal to leaves. Leaves glaucous green, slightly canaliculate, 10-30 × 0.5-1 cm. Bracts lanceolate, scarious, about 2 cm, enwrapping axis and base of inflorescence. Flowers sessile or slightly pedicellate, 2-2.5 cm in diameter, with tube (excluding the ovary) cylindrical, 1.5-2 cm. Laciniae perigonial ovate, 0.8-1 × 0.8-1 cm, mucronate, pale yellow or yellow. Trumpet yellow about 0.3 cm long, dish-shaped, about 0.7-0.8 cm in diameter. 2n = 20.