Herb with narrowly ovoid bulbs. Leaves 4-6, linear, flat, basal, shorter than stem. Inflorescence 30-70 cm, stem solid, spathes 2. Flowers 30-40, nodding, 4-6 mm long, cup-shaped; summer. Tepals white to pink or maroon. Stamens much longer than tepals.
Source: (2005). Alliaceae. 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.