Small repent epiphyte, to ca 11 cm high; pseudobulbs lacking; rhizome concealed in coarse sheaths, the sheaths bearing +/- hispid trichomes; secondary stems to 6 cm long, covered with a scurfy sheath, each stem bearing a solitary leaf. Leaves narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, narrowly acute at both ends, 4.5-7 cm long, 0.4-1 cm wide. Flowers white, very short-lived, appearing in succession in short fascicles near the base of the upper leaf surface; sepals oblong-lanceolate, acute, 4-5 mm long, the lateral sepals united at base; petals lanceolate, to 4 mm long; lip oblong-oval, obtuse, to 2 mm long, with 2 erect lateral lobes near the middle and a small callus at the base, the apex recurved; column two-thirds as long as lip with the lateral margins raised. Fruits not seen. No specimens seen for BCI, but reported to occur by R. Dressler. Known to flower in November.