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An underground shoot with thickened leaf bases
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A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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bulb
An underground shoot with thickened leaf bases
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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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Ornithogalum

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Family Hyacinthaceae
Name Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Common Name Chincherinchee
Etymology
Ornithogalum From Greek ornis meaning bird, and Greek gala meaning milk.
thyrsoides From Greek mythology thursos meaning a rod or wand tipped with a pine cone, and Greek -oides meaning resembles.

  See also:  Bulbs, Corms & Tubers

This bulb flowers over a long period in summer. The white flowers open first from the bottom of the inflorescence and work their way to the top. The leaves are thin and grass like.



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