Plant 3-5 m tall in a funnel-like rosette. Leaves with blades to 12 cm wide, sometimes mottled, slightly scaly below. Inflorescence openly bipinnate, narrowly conical. Floral bracts one-sided. Flowers spreading on one side of the stem. Petals white. Fruit capsule narrowly ovoid with a long beak.
Source: (2005). Bromeliaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.