Herb with ovate to spherical bulbs. Leaves 2-5, linear, basal, 3-sided, solid, usually longer than inflorescence. Inflorescence to 30 cm, stem solid, spathe 1, umbel loose. Flowers numerous, pendulous, 10-18 mm long, bell-shaped; spring. Tepals white, midvein green. Stamens shorter than tepals, fused basally.
An abundant and weedy garden escape in much of southern Australia. The plants are edible and used in Asian cooking.
Updated by: Niels Klazenga, March 2018