Small, repent or caespitose epiphyte, to 20 cm long, the rhizome slender, creeping; pseudobulbs 1.5-5 cm long, to 5 mm diam, l-leaved. Leaf linear, often inrolled at margins, 4-12 cm long, to 3 mm wide. Raceme in leaf axil, several-flowered, shorter than the subtending leaf; flowers small, tan; sepals lanceolate, 5-7 mm long, 1.5-3 mm wide; lip clawed, deltoid to ovate-lanceolate, apiculate, ca 5 mm long, the claw adnate to the column. Fruits narrowly ellipsoid, ca 12 mm long and 4.5 mm wide, 6-ribbed, 3 stouter ribs alternate with the other 3. Shattuck 454.