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Ornithogalum bracteatum Thunb.
Prodr. Pl. Cap. 62 1794.
Family: HYACINTHACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Albuca bracteata (Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Taxon 58: 93 2009.

Ornithogalum bracteatum (Albuca bracteata) Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Albuca bracteata (Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Taxon 58: 93 2009.
Synonymy: 13
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: German Onion, False Sea Onion, Pregnant Onion, Pregnant Onion Seeds
CZECH (Čeština): Snědek ocasatý
RUSSIAN (Русский): Альбука прицветниковая

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Albuca bracteata group

  • Albuca bracteata (Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt: has green opalescent, exposed bulb with curious little bulblets, causing 'pregnant' looking bumps until the layer sloughs off to reveal the bulblets. Distribution: Suoth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, and widespread northwards into tropical East Africa.
  • Ornithogalum caudatum Aiton: same as Albuca bracteata? distribution. Suoth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, and widespread northwards into tropical East Africa.


25640 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Ornithogalum bracteatum (Albuca bracteata) Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
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