Paradisea Mazz.

Greek paradisi – of parks or gardens, alluding to heavenly gardens.

Perennial rhizomatous herbs with thick roots. Leaves perennial in a basal rosette, sheathing, linear. Flowers trumpet-shaped, radially symmetrical, stalked, stalks articulated. Inflorescence a terminal, erect, spike-like many-flowered panicle.Tepals 3+3, free but overlapping into a tube. Stamens 6, free. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. Seeds angular, black.

2 species from S Europe.

Rosette of leaves; tall racemes of funnel- to trumpet-shaped white flowers.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Anthericaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Asparagaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Paradisea liliastrum (L.) Bertol.