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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Ornithogalum orthophyllum
 
  
Author:  Michele Tenore 1831
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  Southern Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum - Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  10-15 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulblets
Pop names:  Star of Bethlehem
Synonyms:  MIGHT BE: Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. orthophyllum, Maire & Weiller 1958

   This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by Michele Tenore in 1831. It is found in Algeria, North Caucasus, Iran, Turkey, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland Bulgaria, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Romania, France and Ukraine, growing in a well drained soil with some water and little to some sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to ten or even fifteen centimetres in height. The flowers are white.