Star of Bethlehem

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Basic information

Flower Name
Star of Bethlehem
Formal Name
Ornithogalum magnum
Alias
Ornithogalum magnum, Star of Bethlehem
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
heat-resistant bulbous plants

Comment

Star of Bethlehem (Scientific name: Ornithogalum Magnum) is a heat-resistant of the family Asparagaceae native to South Africa. From the bulb directly out long linear leaves. The inflorescence extends out from the center of the leaf stem tip from, number of flowers bloom. Magnum is a new breed, is often white flower color, star-shaped with six petals in flowers start to bloom downward in long racemes with yellow flowers. There are also varieties named Ornithogalum saundersiae.

Common name: Star of Bethlehem , Scientific name: Ornithogalum Magnum, Other name: Ornithogalum magnum, Chincherinchee, Star of Bethlehem, Origin: South Africa, life type: heat-tolerant bulbous plants, bulbs: thin scaly egg-shaped bulb, Plant height: 50-70 cm, Leaf shape: linear, Leaf length: 30-60 cm, inflorescence type: raceme, flower diameter: 3 cm color: white, yellow, Corolla: 6 flower, flower piece: 6, flowering period: March-May the plant uses: cut flowers, Garden, potted plant, flower, note: poisonous plants.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Ornithogalum
Species
O. Magnum
Meanings
Solid
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenCt flower・Flower arrangementPot flower
Color
Yellow, White
Season
MarAprMay
Height
50 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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