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Ornithogalum caudatum, also known as thepregnant onion" or "false sea onion," is a fascinating plant native to South Africa. It belongs to the Asparagaceae family. The most distinctive feature of this plant is its large, bulbous base that resembles an onion, hence the common name "pregnant onion." From the bulb emerge long, trailing, strap-like green leaves, creating an attractive cascading effect. Ornithogalum caudatum produces tall flower spikes with clusters of small, white, star-shaped flowers. Overall, it's an intriguing and visually striking addition to a plant collection, especially for those who appreciate unique and unusual succulents.

Ornithogalum Caudatum Specimen

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