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: (2005). Anemarrhenaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.