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Ornithogalum sardienii

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Found this short form at Grootscholten.

My plant did flower.

Author: Ernst Jacobus van Jaarsveld, 1994
Origin:  Cape Province; South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  18 Millimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  Star of Bethlehem
Synonyms:  Might be: Nicipe sardienii, Mart.-Azorín, M.B.Crespo & Juan, 2011.

This little member of the Hyacinthaceae family was described by Ernst Jacobus van Jaarsveld in 1994. It is found in the Cape Province, South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow to 18 millimetres in diameter, the leaf to 20 centimetres. The flowers are white, and beside from seeds, it can be reproduced by side-bulbs.

The genera name from Greek: ornithos; 'bird' and gala; 'milk'. The species is named after Tommy Sardien, curator for South African succulents at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

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