Pedicels articulated above the middle, 5–15 mm. long in fruit, 2–4-nate at the lower nodes.
Inflorescence paniculate, lax; rhachis terete, glabrous; floral bracts narrowly lanceolate.
Peduncle terete, glabrous, with large lanceolate clasping glabrous leaves, up to 15 cm. long and ± 1 cm. wide all along.
Rosette-leaves reduced to a few glabrous cataphylls.
Rhizome vertical, bearing fibrous remains of old leaf-bases; roots spongy, thick, without tubers.
Stamens 5–6 mm. long; filaments terete, much longer than the anthers.
Ovary sessile; style ± 6 mm. long.
Capsule shallowly lobed, rounded in cross-section.
Seeds ± irregularly folded, 1.5 mm. in diameter.