star-of-Bethlehem

Definitions of star-of-Bethlehem
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n any of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers

Types:
Ornithogalum umbellatum, sleepy dick, starflower, summer snowflake
common Old World herb having grasslike leaves and clusters of star-shaped white flowers with green stripes; naturalized in the eastern United States
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum, Prussian asparagus, bath asparagus
Old World star of Bethlehem having edible young shoots
Ornithogalum thyrsoides, chincherinchee, wonder flower
South African perennial with long-lasting spikes of white blossoms that are shipped in to Europe and America for use as winter cut flowers
Type of:
bulbous plant
plant growing from a bulb

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