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Rootstocks tuberous, or a coated corm. Leaves radical, lanceolate and plaited, or linear and flat, petioled. Inflorescence spicate, or racemed, or subcapitate, scape short or long. Flowers often unisexual, perianth limb sessile or very shortly stipitate above the ovary. Stamens 6, on the base of the segments, filaments short, anthers erect, dorsifixed. Ovary 3-celled, style short, columnar, stigmas 3, erect, stout, distinct or connate, ovules 2-seriate. Fruits indehiscent, usually more or less beaked. Seeds black.