Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet
L., Syst. Nat. edn 10:978 (1759).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Stem hollow, 30-80 cm high, leafy to the middle, with a simple ovoid bulb; leaf blades almost terete, channelled above, hollow; spathe of 2 bracts tapering into a long point much exceeding the flowers.
Flowers campanulate, pink or whitish in a loose many-flowered umbel; pedicels very unequal, 1-4 cm long; perianth-segments obtuse, 4-5 mm long and as long as the stamens; filaments all simple; no onion smell.
Grey-Wilson & Mathew (1981) Bulbs, pl. 14.
Native to the Mediterranean region.
Flowering time: Nov.
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