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Bulb ovoid, 2--22 cm in diam.; scales white, lanceolate, 1.5--1.8 cm × 6--8 mm. Stem 15--30 cm, papillose. Leaves 8--12, scattered, narrowly elliptic or narrowly oblong, 2.8--4.5 cm × 2--7 mm, 1-veined. Flower solitary, nodding, campanulate, fragrant. Tepals purple-red or rose purple, with deep red spots; outer ones lanceolate, 3--4 cm × 9--10 mm, slightly revolute apically; inner ones ovate-lanceolate or elliptic, 1.4--1.5 cm wide; nectaries green, not papillose. Stamens converging; filaments ca. 1.4 cm, glabrous; anthers 5--6.5 cm. Ovary ca. 8 × 2 mm. Style 1.2--1.6 cm; stigma ca. 3 mm in diam. Fl. Jun. 2 n = 24*.

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