Stems erect to arching or distally frondose, ± persistently 4-lined, ancipitous. Leaves subsessile to shortly petiolate; lamina 10-27 x 3-10(-12) mm, narrowly elliptic or narrowly lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute to rarely obtuse, base angustate to cuneate or rarely rounded. Inflorescence 1-3-flowered. Flowers c. 12-40 mm in diam., stellate-incurved to cyathiform; buds ovoid, subacute or obtuse. Sepals elliptic to oblanceolate or narrowly oblong, subacute or apiculate-obtuse to rounded, entire. Petals 10-15 x 5-12 mm, broadly obovate, sometimes pale yellow. Ovary 4-7 x 2.5-5 mm, ovoid-pyramidal to subglobose; styles 2-5 mm long, 0.5-1 x ovary. Capsule 8-11 x 6-8 mm, broadly ovoid-pyramidal to globose.