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Bulb is ovoid. Outer tunics brown. Reticulate-fibrous. Bulblets usually absent. Stem smooth,
rather thick. Leaves longer than the inflorescence which are terete, fistulose and smooth. Sheathing the lower third to two thirds of the stem. Sheaths smooth. Spathe is 2-valved and the valves ovate. Umbel is spherical or hemispherical and fairly dense. Pedicels are smooth. Perianth campanulate. Stamens with included or partly exserted anthers. Anthers purple before dehiscence and style included. Capsule is ovoid. Seeds.

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