Roots thick, branched. Bulb leaves formed by cataphylls and bases of foliage leaves of 3-4 vegetation periods. Scape solitary, elongated, with dense raceme. Bracts narrow. Prophylls filiform. Pedicels nodding, soon pendent, ± short. Perigone tube long, tips patent. Filaments inserted at middle of tube. Ovary green, elongated, locules 3- 4-ovulate. Capsule pergamentaceous, 3-alate. Seeds subglobose, black. Cotyledon short, hypogeal, followed by 1 foliage leaf.