Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bunge

Rosette herb with elongated rhizomes. Inflorescence to 30 cm. Leaves linear, grass-like. Flowers numerous, tubular, 1 cm long, nocturnal, fragrant; summer. Tepals white, midribs sometimes green or brown.

China, Japan and Korea.

Sometimes grown in gardens in moist shade.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Anemarrhenaceae. 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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Asparagaceae
genus        Anemarrhena Bunge