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Synonyms.
Albuca angustibracteata De Wild.
Albuca longibracteata Engl.
Albuca virens subsp. robusta (Stedje) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Albuca virens subsp. sordida (Baker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Ornithogalum aciphyllum Baker
Ornithogalum acuminatum Baker
Ornithogalum albovirens Baker
Ornithogalum breviscapum F.M.Leight.
Ornithogalum cepifolium Baker
Ornithogalum chloranthum Baker
Ornithogalum ecklonii Schltdl.
Ornithogalum ecklonii Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Ornithogalum flavovirens Baker
Ornithogalum inconspicuum Baker
Ornithogalum longivaginatum N.E.Br.
Ornithogalum otavense K.Krause
Ornithogalum pretoriense Baker
Ornithogalum saltmarshei Baker
Ornithogalum sordidum Baker
Ornithogalum subspicatum Baker
Ornithogalum tenuifolium RedoutÚ
Ornithogalum tenuifolium subsp. robustum Stedje
Ornithogalum tenuifolium subsp. sordidum (Baker) Stedje
Ornithogalum umgenense Baker
Ornithogalum viriduliflorum Poelln.
Stellarioides aciphylla (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides acuminata Speta
Stellarioides albovirens (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides bakeri Mart.-AzorÝn, M.B.Crespo & Juan
Stellarioides cepifolium (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides ecklonii (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Speta
Stellarioides flavovirens (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides inconspicua (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides longivaginata (N.E.Br.) Speta
Stellarioides otavensis (K.Krause) Speta
Stellarioides pretoriensis (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides robusta (Stedje) Speta
Stellarioides saltmarshei (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides sordida (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides subspicata (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides tenuifolia (RedoutÚ) Speta
Stellarioides umgenensis (Baker) Speta
Stellarioides viriduliflora (Poelln.) Speta
Urginea bakeri Chiov.
Urginea bequaertii De Wild.
Urginea cepifolia (Baker) Welw. ex Rendle
Urginea flavovirens (Baker) Weim.
Urginea tayloriana Rendle

Author: F. von. Fischer & C. von. Meyer, 1840
Family:  HYACINTHACEAE*
Origin:  Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Za´re
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  2-15 Centimetres
Height:  100-200 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pale Yellow / Green
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Stellarioides ecklonii, Franz Speta, 2001.
- and a lot more, see in the left side...

This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by Friedrich Ernst Ludwig von. Fischer and Carl Anthon von. Meyer in 1840. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Za´re. It is growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to two or even fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 100 or even 200 centimetres in height. The flowers are white to yellow with a green stripe.

The genera name from Greek: ornithos; 'bird' and gala; 'milk'. The species name  referring to the slender-leaves.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae is now part of the Asparagaceae.


Photo by David Gwyuue-Evans, Casabio.org.