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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Ornithogalum juncifolium
 
  
Author:  Nicolaas Joseph von Jacquin 1797
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  20 centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Rush-leaved Star of Bethlehem
Synonyms:  Ornithogalum graminifolium, Sessť & Moc. 1894
This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was described by Nicolaas Joseph von Jacquin in 1797. It is found in most of the Southern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb grow to four centimetres in diameter, the grass-like leaves to 20 centimetres. The flowers are white, and besides from seeds, the plant can be reproduced by bulbs.