Bulb globose, 1 in. diam. Leaves 5–6, lanceolate, glaucous, 1/2–1 ft. long, 1/2–1 in. broad, rooting at the tip, spotted with green and near the base on the back with claret-brown. Peduncle spotted, 1/2 ft. long. Raceme moderately dense, 3 in. long; pedicels very short; bracts minute, ovate. Perianth campanulate, greenish, 1/4 in. long; segments linear from an ovate base, reflexing in the upper half. Stamens distinctly shorter than the perianth.
Southern bank of the River Congo, near Musumbi, on marshy plains, 600 ft. above the river, Ledien.
in Gartenfl. 1889, t. 1294.