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Family: Liliaceae
Ornithogalum umbellatum

Citation: L., Sp. Pl. 307 (1753).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Bulb c. 2-5 cm diam., with numerous bulbils; leaves c. 6 mm broad.

Inflorescence a corymbose raceme, 5-15-flowered; lower pedicels to 10 cm long; perianth-segments 1.5-2 cm long, oblanceolate-oblong or linear-oblong, white with a green band; filaments lanceolate, acuminate.

Distribution:  S.Aust.: NL, MU, YP, SL, SE.   Grown as a garden ornamental in Australia occurring as an escape in Vic.   Native to Europe.

Conservation status: naturalised

Flowering time: Sept. — Oct.


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