Bulb plate plane with a dense ring of branched roots. Bulb leaves imbricate, compact, apically often fibrous. Tunic fibrous. Racemes manyflowered, dense, on 1-2 terete scapes. Pedicels rather short, upwards patent, often pilose. Bracts narrow, prophylls distinctly shorter. Tepals free, stellate, light blue to whitish or greenish white, ca. 4mm long. Unfertilized flowers caducous. Filaments white, patent. Anthers short, bluish green. Ovary bluish green, very shortly stipitate, locules 2 (-6)-ovulate. Capsule globose, ca. 5 mm in diameter. Seeds ovoid, black. Cotyledon epigeal.