Tapeinanthus humilis). Leaves usually one per bulb, sometimes absent on flowering specimens, rush-like, to 11cm long by 1mm wide. Flowers solitary or in pairs, yellow, 1.8-2.2cm in diameter with narrow tepals and a very small corona formed of six scales, autumn. Southern Spain and western coast of Morocco, in open woodland and grassland. Needs alpine house culture and a warm dry summer resting period. Not always easy to please, the Moroccan population behaving best in cultivation.