Leaves about 60 in a broad rosette, 35-50 cm long; sheaths large, 10-12 cm wide, with small red brown spots; blades ligulate, 6.5-8 cm wide, pale green marked with narrow dark green lines in a net-like pattern. Scape erect, exceeding the leaves; bracts green with small red-brown spots. Inflorescence simple, to 52 cm, many-flowered; floral bracts ovate, 3 cm long, much shorter than sepals, green, spotted, smooth; flowers distichous, spreading at flowering; sepals 45 mm long, green, spotted; petals 65 mm long, greenish-white; stamens included.
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.