A small terrestrial herb with a drooping habit, to 25 cm tall, with a slender short rhizome. Stems one to two, rather weak and arching, terete or grooved longitudinally, 5-15 cm long, 0.2-0.3 cm in diameter, densely reddish villose, emerging from two to three papery sheaths in the basal half. Leaves two, opposite at the apex of the stem, ovate-elliptic, obtuse or rounded, 5-10 cm long, 3.5-7 cm wide, often convex ant:! curved down to touch the ground, glabrous above and below, prominently three-veined. Inflorescence arcuate, distantly densely two- to four-flowered; peduncle weakly arcuate, villose, 2-15 cm long, bearing a sterile lanceolate bract along length; bracts lanceolate, acute, 1-3.5 cm long, glabrous. Flowers small, nutant, borne on a short crowded raceme, purplish brown to greenish, the lip yellow-green streaked and mottled with purple around the mouth; pedicel and ovary 1-1.8 cm long, shortly glandular-pubescent. Dorsal sepal lanceolate, acuminate, 1.5-2.6 cm long, 0.3-0.8 cm wide, arching over lip; synsepal similar but shortly acuminately bifid at the tip, 1.5-2.5 cm long, 0.4-0.9 cm wide. Petals lanceolate, acuminate, incuIVing, 1.5-2.5 cm long, 0.6-1.7 cm wide. Lip small, globose but slighdy dorsiventrally flattened, mouth small, 0.8-1.5 cm long, 0.5-0.9 cm across. Column short, 0.3 cm long; staminode whitish to pale yellow-green, elliptic-trulIiform, obtuse, much smaller than the stigma, 0.3 cm long, 0.2 cm wide.