Descr. Pl. Aliq. Nov. 26 (1766) APNI
Corm up to 1.8 cm diam. Stem with 1–4 spreading, flexuose branches. Leaves 3–5, erect, linear, 15–60 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, with prominent midvein. Inflorescence 5–14-flowered, flowers openly spaced to crowded. Primary bracts obtuse, 8–14 mm long, dry and membranous, ± colourless or brownish at apex. Flowers cream-coloured to yellowish, shaded dull pink inside tube and outer surface of lobes. Perianth tube sub-cylindric to narrowly funnel-shaped, 4–7 cm long; lobes spreading, 1.5–2 cm long, 3–7 mm wide, with apex obtuse to emarginate. Staminal filaments free, 5–6 mm long; anthers 6–7 mm long. Ovary 3–4 mm long; style branches spreading above or below anthers, recurved, 1.5–2 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Nov.
*GipP, *HSF. Also naturalised in WA, SA. Known to be naturalised only in Elsternwick and near Moe, but likely established elsewhere.
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