Commemorating J. Reinecke, a German gardener who specialized in tropical plants.
Perennial, long-rhizomatous stemless herbs. Leaves several, ovate. Flowers bell-shaped, spreading, radially symmetrical, sessile. Inflorescence a spike. Tepals 6, fused basally, lobes recurved. Stamens 6, attached to tepal tube. Ovary superior. Fruit a red berry. Seeds ovoid, yellow-brown.
Sometimes cultivated in southern Australia.
1 species from China and Japan.
Clusters of stalked leaves along the rhizomes; spikes of pink flowers with recurved tepal lobes.
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.