Garlic with a naked flower-stem, cylindrical, and very long; leaves channelled, and linear; umbel many flowered; blossoms white; chives awl-shaped, terminating with the petals at the base in a tube. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Hortus Kew. 1: 429 in 1789.
Synonym of Nothoscordum gracile (Aiton) Stearn.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 107 in 1800:
Being a native of Barbadoes, from whence it was sent by Mr. J. Ellcock in 1791, to Messrs. Lee and Kennedy, Hammersmith...