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Ornithogalum polyphyllum

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Author: Nicolaas Joseph von Jacquin, 1794
Origin:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  White / Green Bands
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Ornithogalum odoratissimum C.A. Sm.
Coilonox polyphyllum,
Scilla polyphylla
, Royle.
This member of the Hyacinthaceae  family was given this name by Nicolaas Joseph von Jacquin in 1794. It is found in the South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The bulbs will grow up to three centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to twenty centimetres height. The flowers are white with green bands.

The genera name from Greek: ornithos; 'bird' and gala; 'milk'. The species name mean 'many leaved'.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae is now part of the Asparagaceae.