Entry from US English dictionary
A plant of the lily family with star-shaped flowers which typically have green stripes on the outer surface, found in temperate regions of the Old World.
- Genera Ornithogalum and Gagea, family Liliaceae: several species, including the white-flowered O. umbellatum and the yellow-flowered G. luteum
- Bach Rescue Remedy combines star of Bethlehem, rock rose, impatiens, cherry plum and clematis flower essences.
- My father used to grow them in his gardens, along with oleander and star of Bethlehem.
- The same is true for the common Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum).
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