Definition of Ornithogalum thyrsoides
1. Noun. South African perennial with long-lasting spikes of white blossoms that are shipped in to Europe and America for use as winter cut flowers.
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Literary usage of Ornithogalum thyrsoides
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1906)
"ornithogalum thyrsoides.—A poisonous plant of extremely common occurrence in various parts of the Colony is ornithogalum thyrsoides, which is frequently ..."
2. Old-fashioned Gardening: A History and a Reconstruction by Grace Tabor (1913)
"ornithogalum thyrsoides aureum; yellow star of Bethlehem. Ornithogalum umbellatum; star of Bethlehem; greenish white. * Paeonia officinalis; peony; blush, ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... ornithogalum thyrsoides.—A bulbous plant (Fam. Liliaceae), which is common in Cape Colony. Chemical examination of the entire flowering plant. including ..."