Ornithogalum is a spring-flowering genus of around 100 species of flowering bulbs. The only species common in succulent collections is the pregnant onion (Ornithogalum longibracteatum) a native of South Africa.

Most Ornithogalum bulbs are poisonous.

Species and varieties
Ornithogalum arabicum (Star of Bethlehem)
Ornithogalum longibracteatum (Pregnant Onion)
Ornithogalum thyrsoides (Chincherinchee)
Ornithogalum umbellatum (Star of Bethlehem, Sleepy Dick)
Ornithogalum caudatum synonym of Ornithogalum longibracteatum (Pregnant Onion)
Ornithogalum hirsutum synonym of Hypoxis hirsuta (Yellow Star Grass)

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