Ornithogalum arabicum

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Ornithogalum arabicum
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Ornithogaleae
Genus: Ornithogalum
Species: O. arabicum
Binomial name
Ornithogalum arabicum
  • Caruelia algeriensis Jord.
  • Caruelia arabica (L.) Parl.
  • Caruelia hipponensis Jord.
  • Caruelia macrocoma Jord.
  • Caruelia ochroleuca Jord.
  • Caruelia stenopetala Jord.
  • Eliokarmos aureum Raf.
  • Eustachys latifolia (L.) Salisb. nom. inval.
  • Loncomelos latifolium (L.) Raf.
  • Melomphis arabica (L.) Raf.
  • Melomphis patens Raf.
  • Myanthe arabica (L.) Salisb. nom. inval.
  • Ornithogalum corymbosum Ruiz & Pav. nom. illeg.
  • Ornithogalum latifolium L.
  • Ornithogalum speciosum Salisb. nom. illeg.
  • Stellaris latifolia (L.) Moench

Ornithogalum arabicum is a species of star of Bethlehem native to northern Africa and southern Europe.[2][3] Common names include Arab's eye, lesser cape-lily and Arabian starflower[4][3]

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  1. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 1 October 2016 
  2. ^ "Details for: Ornithogalum arabicum". The Euro+Med Plantbase Project. 
  3. ^ a b "Ornithogalum arabicum L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. 
  4. ^ "New South Wales Flora Online: Ornithogalum arabicum". Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia.