J.C. Manning & P.Goldblatt, 2006
Karoo; Western South Africa, Namibia
White-Yellow / Green
Ornithogalum hallii, John C.
Manning & Peter Goldblatt, 2004.
This member of the Hyacinthaceae
family was given this name by
John C. Manning and
Peter Goldblatt in 2006. It is found
in Little Karoo in western South Africa and in Namibia, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to twelve centimetres or
flowers are white to pale yellow and green.
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
This is a winter-grower.