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Family: Liliaceae
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum

Citation: L., Sp. Pl. 306 (1753).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Bulb ovoid, c. 5 cm diam.; leaves 3-12 mm broad.

Flowers more than 20 in an elongate raceme; pedicels 1-2 cm long, the bracts shorter; perianth-segments greenish-white with a deeper band, 6-10 mm long; filaments lanceolate, acuminate.

Distribution:  S.Aust.: NL.   Introduced to Australia and possibly naturalised in S.Aust.   Native to Europe, Africa and western Asia.

Conservation status: naturalised

Flowering time: Nov. (1 record).


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