|Author: ||F. von. Fischer & C. von. Meyer, 1840
Botswana, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho,
Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania,
||White - Pale
Yellow / Green
be: Stellarioides ecklonii, Franz Speta,
- 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
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 100 or even 200 centimetres in
flowers are white to yellow with a green stripe.
genera name from Greek: ornithos; 'bird' and gala; 'milk'.
The species name referring to the
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of