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Description

Bulb subglobose, 2--4 cm in diam.; scales white, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 1.5--2.5 × 1--1.5 cm. Stem 60--120 cm, proximally minutely papillose. Leaves scattered, linear-lanceolate, 8--14 cm × 7--11 mm, distal ones apically recurved or cirrose. Flowers usually 2, funnelform, fragrant. Tepals white; outer ones oblong-spatulate, ca. 16 × 3--4 cm, basally conspicuously narrowed; inner ones spatulate, 4--5.5 cm wide; nectaries sparsely papillose on both surfaces. Filaments 9--12 cm, proximally pilose; anthers brown, 1.2--1.5 cm. Ovary 3--3.5 cm × 5--8 mm. Style 10--12 cm. Fl. Jun.

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