Ornithogalum


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ornithogalum

(ˌɔːnɪˈθɒɡələm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Ornithogalum
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Noun1.ornithogalum - sometimes placed in family HyacinthaceaeOrnithogalum - 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
star-of-Bethlehem - any of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers
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HOW TO HELP THEM THRIVE THROUGHOUT SUMMER A team of experts from The Joy Of Plants (thejoyofplants.co.uk), an initiative from The Flower Council of Holland, have come up with tips to look after some of its favourite bulbs: the Zantedeschia (calla), hybrid potted lilies and the star of Bethlehem (ornithogalum)...
Exploring eight "solar" flowers, "which observe a determinate time in opening and shutting," Smith constructs mini-narratives based on the flowers' names, physical traits, and natural environments, so that the Nymphcva alba or white water lily becomes a "modest" "virgin" "cradled on the dimpling tide," while the Ornithogalum umbellatum or Bethlem-star is "[p]ale as a pensive cloister'd nun" that responds to "vesper gales." (62) In her verse, she conveys flowers' times of opening and shutting mainly in relation to the position of the sun, and specifies in her notes the precise hours of their "vigils," citing John Lightfoot's Flora Scotica (1777, 1789) and especially William Withering's A Botanical Arrangement of British Plants (1787-92).
Zhang, "Antitumor activities of different fractions of polysaccharide purified from Ornithogalum caudatum Ait," Carbohydrate Polymers, vol.
Hi Diarmuid, My friend and I recently bought some potted Ornithogalum balansae bulbs.
Hypostase development in Ornithogalum caudatum (Liliaceae), and notes on the other types of modifications in chalaza of Angiosperm ovules.
ONE of my latest consignments of bulbs is Ornithogalum arabicum - star of Bethlehem.