Bulb ubglobose, 7-12 mm diam.; outer tunics greyish-brown, splitting into parallel fibres. Leaves 2-3, sheathing stem 1/3-1/2, filiform, canaliculate. Stem to 20 cm, rigid. Spathe persistent, 2-valved; valves ovate to lanceolate, caudate, 15-50 (-65) mm, much longer than pedicel . Umbel hemispherical, with up to 20 flowers; pedicels unequal. Perianth infundibular; segments oblong, 5-7 x 1.5-2.2 mm, ubobtuse, mucronate, cream suffused pink. Filaments simple, exserted; anthers yellow. Ovary cylindrical to obovoid, narrowed at base and truncate at apex; style short, stigma globose. Capsule obovoid-globo e, c. 5 mm.