Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Ornithogalum
Family: Hyacinthaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
dubium
NOTES

A bulbous plant 10-50 cm tall. It has 3-8 linear to ovate leaves which have minutely hairy margins. Leaves sometimes dry at flowering.


AUTHORITY
Houtt.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Yellow to orange flowers often with a green or brown centre are borne in a sub-corymbose or conical raceme. The style is more or less absent
Colour: Yellow
Notes: Flowers may be orange
Colour: Orange
Common Name
Geeltjienk
Yellow chincherinchee
Chincherinchee
Geeltjienkerintjie
Habitat
NOTES: Very common in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
NOTES: Grows in roads and pathways in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Anthelmintics
The roots are used as an enema for worms
Months
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Ornithogalum citrinum
Ornithogalum flavescens
Ornithogalum flavissimum
Ornithogalum miniatum



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