Herb with spherical bulbs. Leaves 1-3, linear, basal, keeled. Inflorescence 20-50 cm, stem solid, spathes 2. Flowers numerous, bulbils sometimes present, 9-12 mm long, star-shaped; summer. Tepals bright yellow, spreading, keels green. Stamens shorter than tepals.
Southern and south-western Europe.
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.