Definition of Ornithogalum umbellatum
1. Noun. Common Old World herb having grasslike leaves and clusters of star-shaped white flowers with green stripes; naturalized in the eastern United States.
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Literary usage of Ornithogalum umbellatum
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1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany. edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1848)
"On the Finding of ornithogalum umbellatum, Linn., near Worcester. ... I may observe that the ornithogalum umbellatum is a most difficult plant to find at ..."
2. Report and Transactions (1882)
"SNOW-FLAKE, Ornithogalum, umbellatum, L. The Star of Bethlehem. ... (2) Ornithogalum umbellatum, L. Also called SNOW-FLAKE and SUN-FLOWER, which see. ..."
3. Handbook to the Natural History of Cambridgeshire by J. E. Marr, Arthur Everett Shipley (1904)
"ornithogalum umbellatum (rare). ... otherwise the list, with the exception of Melampyrum cristatum and possibly ornithogalum umbellatum, which is a doubtful ..."
4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"Troas. 0m:«Anga/Hro«anam(Sibth.)Dwarf Star of Bethlehem . Mount Haemus. ornithogalum umbellatum . Star of Bethlehem . . . Cos. Ornithogalum (nova species). ..."