Herb with spherical bulbs. Leaves 2, linear-lanceolate, basal, flat. Inflorescence 20-50 cm, stem solid, 3 sided, spathe 1. Flowers numerous, spreading, 7-12 mm long, cup- or star-shaped; spring. Tepals white. Stamens shorter than tepals. [A. cowanii Lindl.]
Southern Mediterranean Europe, Asia Minor, northern Africa.
Naturalised in southern Australia.
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.