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.

Exact synonyms: Sleepy Dick, Starflower, Summer Snowflake
Generic synonyms: Star-of-bethlehem

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ornithogalum Umbellatum

Ornithodoros hermsi
Ornithodoros lahorensis
Ornithodoros moubata complex
Ornithodoros pappilipes
Ornithodoros parkeri
Ornithodoros rudis
Ornithodoros savigni
Ornithodoros talaje
Ornithodoros tholozani
Ornithodoros turicata
Ornithodoros venezuelensis
Ornithodoros verrucosus
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Ornithogalum umbellatum
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Orontium aquaticum
Oroya fever

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). ..."

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