Nothoscordum Kunth

1 species naturalized Aust.; NSW, Vic., Tas.

Nothoscordum borbonicum Kunth

Herb with underground bulbils surrounding the bulb. Leaves basal, linear, 20–80 cm long. Umbels with flowers only. Spathe 2-valved. Perianth segments connate into a short tube, white, green at the base, with a dull red midrib, 8–14 mm long. Filaments entire. Ovary 3-locular, with 6–12 ovules per loculus; style filiform, 3-fid. Seeds numerous, black. Garden weed and in waste places. Introd. from N. America. Onion Weed