(A lily plant home in the Mediterranean area with white Bl├╝tenrispen and sugar-containing root.) Artemidoros: The Asphodel means exactly the same like the sea onion. He heaps merely sick people there as I have often ascertained. For it I cannot exactly give the reason, however, one explains itself probably, hence, that according to general image the farmland is covered in the Hades with Asphodel. (See also sea onion)