ex Schultes f. (4). Leaves two to three, 28cm long by 1.5cm wide, erect, glaucous. Stem compressed, striate, 18cm tall. Pedicel 3cm long. Flowers two to eight, horizontal, 3.1cm in diameter. Tepals white to pale yellow, patent, tube green, 2cm long, corona medium to dark yellow, cup-shaped, entire, 4mm high by 8mm in diameter. Anthers three in tube, three in corona with buff pollen, the style exserted, spring. Calcareous soil in southern France, Italy, Sardinia.