Plants without chlorophyll, holomycotrophic, flowering when 4-13 cm tall. Stems whitish, slender. Basal rosette leaves absent. Cauline leaves triangular, 2-3.5 × ca. 1 mm. Inflorescences (1-)3-9-flowered; bracts triangular-lanceolate, 2-3 mm. Flowers pedicellate, whitish or yellow, 4-7 mm. Perianth tube 1.5-2.5 mm; wings conspicuous, 1-2 mm wide; outer tepals oblong-ovate, 0.5-1.2 mm, margin single; inner tepals orbicular, very small, margin single. Stamens sessile; connectives with 2 apical crests and a pendent basal spur. Ovary subglobose, 1.5-3 mm. Capsule subglobose. Seeds fusiform. Fl. and fr. Jul-Dec.