A small erect herb with villose pubescent leafy stems 12-38 cm tall arising from a short stout creeping rhizome. Leaves three to five, obviously pleated, elliptic, ovate-lanceolate or ellipticlanceolate, obtuse to acute, 5-16 cm long, 1.5-5 cm wide, pubescent on both sides, ciliate, sheathing at the base and subtended by two sheaths. Inflorescence one- or rarely two-flowered; peduncle 7-12 cm long, villose-pubescent; bract erect, ovate-lanceolate to elliptic, acute, 3-8 cm long, 1-2 cm wide, pubescent. Flower small, the size of a small dove's egg, with pale green or yellow-green sepals, white petals and a white lip, spotted inside with purple, the staminode white with a yellow apex spotted with purple; pedicel and ovary densely villose, pedicel distinct. Dorsal sepal hooded over lip, orbicular to orbicular-ovate, shortly apiculate, 1.5-2 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, pubescent on outer surface and ciliate; synsepal appressed to lip, elliptic-orbicular, bifid at apex, 1-1.5 cm long, 1-1.3 cm wide, ciliate, the lateral sepals sometimes free to base. Petals flat, spreading- decurved, linear--oblong, rounded at apex, 1.2-2 cm long, 0.3-0.4 cm wide. Lip small, obovoid-subgldbose, 1.2-2 cm long, 0.8-1 cm across, glandular within and outside at the base. Column short; staminode ovate-eordate to ovate-oblong, retuse at apex, longitudinally grooved, 0.6 cm long, 0.4-0.5 cm wide.