Perennial plant with a thick rhizome of the Lily
family -liliaceae- creeping under the soil.
Angled stem upwards. Ovate leaves, 5 to 6 cm., unstalked,
alternate, light green. Flowers about 2 cm. long, tubular-shaped,
greenish-white, hanging from thin stems in an arched raceme.
The fruit is a berry, bluish-black when ripe. The rhizome
is being used in home medicine to cure intestinal disorders
and as a diuretic. The word "odoratum" is due to
the fine flower scent. It
is a species that grows in mountainous zones of Iberian Peninsula.