Bulb 25-40 mm in diameter. Leaves up to 10 cm x 5-20 mm, broadly linear. Scape 35-60 cm, equalling the leaves or slightly shorter, stout, hollow, compressed, 2-winged. Umbel of (1-)2- 5(-7) flowers; spathe 30-50 mm, 1-valved; pedicels 25-70 mm, the longest equalling or exceeding the spathe. Perianth- segments white, with a green spot just below the thickened apex. Style slightly clavate usually exceeding the stamens. Seeds 5-7 mm, black, without strophiole; testa spongy.