Clump-forming herb to 50 cm high from a spreading rhizome. Leaves numerous, broadly linear, perennial. Inflorescence slender, smooth, not exceeding the leaves. Flowers numerous, spreading, to 8 mm wide; summer. Tepals white to pale violet-purple. Seeds dull blue.
Grown as a garden ornamental or indoor plant in light to heavy shade.
O. jaburan is tufted, leaves 1 - 1.5 cm broad.
Source: (2005). Convallariaceae. 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.
Leaves dark purplish-black, sometimes with basal silver stripes, flowers pink.