two native genera in the Colchiciaceae: Burchardia, and Wurmbea.
They have only a few narrow leaves, and white flowers (sometimes
with purple bands).
These genera were once considered to be part of Liliaceae, which was
a very artificial grouping of plants and has therefore been
splintered in numerous families. To see the fates of the other
Tasmanian genera formerly in Liliaceae click