Urginea


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Noun1.Urginea - Mediterranean liliaceous plantsUrginea - Mediterranean liliaceous plants; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
sea onion, sea squill, Urginea maritima, squill - having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
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Roedd hi hefyd yn cyfeirio at y 'squills' ac yn nodi mai Urginea neu nionyn y mr oedd yr enw arno.
Rydach chi'ch dau yn gywir - mae Urginea maritima a Scilla maritima yn enwau gwyddonol sy'n cael eu defnyddio ac yn cael ei alw'n 'sea squill' a 'sea onion' yn Saesneg.
Additional Mediterranean relicts in the rock crevices are Galium incanum, Rubia tenuifolia, Ephedra foeminea, Ononis natrix, Ballota saxatilis, Hyoscyamus aureus, Piptatherum miliaceum, and Urginea maritima.