Stems pink, pink-red, or red-purple, 10-60 cm; sheathing bracts 3-5. Inflorescences: floral bracts ovate to lanceolate, 5-12 × 3-5 mm. Flowers 5-20, pedicellate, chasmogamous; sepals and petals slightly recurved, pink, magenta to crimson; dorsal sepals linear-oblong to oblong-elliptic, 14-27 × 4-7 mm, apex obtuse to acute; lateral sepals oblong-elliptic, slightly falcate, 12-23 × 4-7 mm, apex obtuse to subacute; petals oblanceolate to elliptic, falcate, 13-23 × 5-7 mm; lip ovate to obovate, clawed, deeply 3-lobed, 10-16 × 5-12 mm, fissure between lobes more than 3 mm deep, middle lobe cuneate, suborbiculate, to flabellate, rounded, apex obtuse to apiculate, lateral lobes ovate to semiorbiculate, 2/3 length of middle lobe, apex obtuse to subtruncate; lamellae 5, white; column pink with white apex, 12-14 mm; anther white to pale yellow. Capsules 25 × 15 mm.
Flowering Jun--Aug. Moist canyons in pine-oak-juniper woodlands in leaf litter and humus; 700--2500 m; Tex.; Mexico.
Hexalectris grandiflora grows in the Davis and Chisos mountains in Texas.