Alberto suggested Urginea. Another possibility is Asphodelus, flowering after the leaves have withered. The latter would have had long, narrow leaves. Jane McGary Portland, oregon, USa At 01:38 PM 1/12/2014, you wrote: >A new mystery bulb is posted to >http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/… >(We started posting the newest ones on the top recently, rather than >on the bottom.) > >This latest one is from Robert Hoel, who writes >"In early October we were hiking in the foothills of the Atlas >Mountains about an hour west of Marrakech when I realized we were in >an area where these flowers were all around us. The flower reminds me >of a type of Ornithogalum but there was no foliage."