Tulipa clusiana

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Lady tulip
Tulip Tulipa clusiana 'Lady Jane' Rock Ledge Flower 2000px.jpg
'Lady Jane' cultivar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Tulipa
Species: T. clusiana
Binomial name
Tulipa clusiana
Red.
Synonyms[1]

Tulipa clusiana, the lady tulip,[2] is an Asian species of tulip native to Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and the western Himalayas. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental and is reportedly naturalized in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Tunisia, Greece, and Turkey.[1][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

The plant grows to a height of 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm). It flowers during the spring season.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "Tulipa clusiana". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Zonneveld, B.J.M. (2009). The systematic value of nuclear genome size for "all" species of Tulipa L. (Liliaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 281: 217-245.
  4. ^ Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  5. ^ Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarakhand), India: enumerations. Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  6. ^ Dimpoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  7. ^ Everett, D. (2013). The genus Tulipa Tulips of the world: 1-380. Kew publishing, Kew.
  8. ^ Christenhusz, M.J.M., Govaerts, R., David, J.C., Hall, T., Borland, K., Roberts, P.S., Tuomisto, A., Buerki, S., Chase, M.W. & Fay, M.F. (2013). Tiptoe through the tulips - cultural history, molecular phylogenetics and classification of Tulipa (Liliaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 172: 280-328.
  9. ^ Eker, I., Babaç, M.T. & Koyuncu, M. (2014). Revision of the genus Tulipa L. (Liliaceae) in Turkey. Phytotaxa 157: 1-112.
  10. ^ Redouté, Pierre Joseph. 1803. Les Liliacees 1:plate 37.
  11. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Tulipano di Clusius, Tulipa clusiana DC.

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Candy Cane Tulip. White petals brushed with red on the outside. The inside is pure white. Flowers open wide and flat in the sun. Lady Jane is one of the most graceful of all tulips. Originally from Iran and Afghanistan.