Plants 1.0-1.5 m. tall, glabrous throughout; leaves broadly ovate to ovate- lanceolate, acute to very shortly acuminate, the base broadly obtuse or rounded then abruptly and shortly decurrent to the petiole (sheath), 20-45 cm. long, 10-25 cm. broad; inflorescence erect, racemiform or divided at the base, bearing several or rather few very shortly pedicellate or sessile, solitary or paired flowers; sepals oblong, 0.5-0.7 cm. long; corolla 3.0-3.5 cm. long, the lobes narrowly oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, the tube about 0.5 cm. long, yellow; staminodia 2, oblanceolate, 5-6 cm. long, yellow spotted with orange or red; capsules oblong- subclavate, 3.0-3.5 cm. long, densely muricate.