Saturday, April 7, 2012

Yellow star of Bethlehem (Gagea peduncularis)

Arta, Epirus

Gagea penducularis (Liliaceae family) belongs to the group of flowers that are commonly known as yellow star of Bethlehem. The genus was named after the English naturalist Gage. G. penducularis can be found insouthern Europe. It usually grows in dry and rocky places and can bloom from January to April.

Arta, Epirus

Arta, Epirus

4 comments:

Giga said...

Uroczy kwiatek i ma taki delikatny żółty kolor. Pozdrawiam.
The charming flower and has a soft yellow color. Yours.

CameraCruise said...

What a beautiful flower.
I've never seen this before.
Wish you a wonderful Sunday.
Mette

marijke said...

I did not know her but she is gorgeous. Thanks for your warm wishes Ina.
Wish you a lovely easter monday.

Joop Zand said...

Lovely little yellow flower.....i like this.

Greetings, Joop