Leaves glabrous beneath, bracts pink outer ovate inner lanceolate, corolla-segments pink, lip obovate-cuneate yellowish-white unspotted, basal auricles small ovate. Leafy stem about 2 ft. Leaves 12 by 2-3 in. Corolla-tube as long as the bract; segments subequal, ¾ inch; lip as long as the corolla-segments, margin crisped, not distinctly emarginated; basal auricles more or less acute. Stamen yellow, shorter than the lip. Capsule oblong, 1 in. and more, bright red inside. Seeds blackish-brown, with a nearly complete white aril. – Very near Z. roseum.