Ornithogalum fimbriatum Willd., 1801
Common names: Hairy-leaved Star of Bethlehem [En]
Tekkedere, İZMİR ● Turkey
Description: Small species with hairy leaves.
This species is close to Ornithogalum umbellatum (Common Star of Bethlehem), from which it differs by the fur on the leaves, scape, and peducles, which in umbellatum are all smooth. The leaves can be fringed or furred all over the underside.
The white flowers are disposed in a corymb, two-flowered or several-flowered.
Biology: Flowering from March to July.
Habitat: Dry grassland.
Distribution: Balkans, Turkey, Crimea.
Teast Edwards S., Lindley J., 1821. The Botanic Register, Library of the Gray Herbarium.