|Paris verticillata is
a perennial herb growing to 20-60cm in height. Leave, petiole-less,
are in whorls of 6-8; blades being oblanceolate, 5-15cm in length,
1.5-4cm in width, with tips pointed and margins entire. Stem tips
emerge peduncles long, which set light yellow-green flowers facing
upward. The flowers measure 4-6cm in diameter; outer perianth lobes,
green, are 4 in number, in the shape of lanceolate to oblong-ovate,
3-4cm in length. Bloom time: June-July.