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Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)- around 600 kb each.

Location Gyaneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal
Elevation :  4500 ft.
Date 18 April 2012
Habit : Cultivated


Chincherinchee – other names: I have some old photgraphs as mentioned of flowers we had grown in Delhi. I had identified one of the flower photographs I had as a Chincherinchee or Star of Bethlehem from

I wanted to know if there is any other common name for it in India? I think I remember the nursery where I bought the bulb had referred to it by some other name…


Images by Aarti S Khale (Id by Varun Sharma) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)


Garden Flower For ID : Nasik : 05FEB15 : AK-14 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Came across this old picture of mine taken at a plant nursery in Nasik.
Cultivated, garden plant with White flowers.

Id please.

I beg your pardon, I’m unable to open one of the images due to upload errors in email, but from one image it is sure that this is a member of Asparagaceae (similar aspects for Liliaceae), because number of perianth 06, stamens 06 and most probably a species of Ornithogalum{Ornithogalum thyrsoides  Jacq.} may be frequently known as some “Wonder flower or Chinkerinchee”.

Thanks to you and … for the follow up and id.

I recollect to have seen these in Kodaikanal.

SL 80 021213 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Please ID this ornamental plant with white flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Sep 2012.

Ornithogalum thyrsoides


BND 58 31/10/14 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Please ID this small herbaceous ornamental plant/medicinal with white flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in March 2013.

the appearance of the plant remind me a species of Chlorophytum

Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq.