Tulipa clusiana Redouté

  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (Lily Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BACHNAG FAMILY (बचनाग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Liliaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Liriactis albiflora Raf.; Tulipa aitchisonii A.D.Hall; Tulipa clusiana f. cashmeriana (A.D.Hall) Raamsd.; Tulipa clusiana f. clusianoides (Wendelbo) S.Dasgupta & Deb; Tulipa clusiana f. diniae Raamsd.; Tulipa clusiana f. fernandezii (Blatt.) S.Dasgupta & Deb; Tulipa clusiana f. porphyreochrysantha (Blatt.) S.Dasgupta & Deb; Tulipa clusiana f. stellata (Hook.) S.Dasgupta & Deb; Tulipa fernandezii Blatt.; Tulipa grey-wilsonii Rech.f.; Tulipa hafisii Bornm. & Gauba; Tulipa hispanica Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.; Tulipa leichtlinii Regel; Tulipa oreophila Rech.f.; Tulipa porphyreochrysantha Blatt.; Tulipa praecox Cav.; Tulipa rubroalba Brot.; Tulipa stellata Hook.; Tulipa undulata Jacquem. ex Baker
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Tulipa clusiana Redouté
  • Common name : Lady Tulip, Himalayan White Tulip
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forest openings, dry savannah slopes and rocky slopes; 1500 - 3300 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Widely cultivated as an ornamental. Local people in Kashmir eat the bulb as vegetable.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : North Iraq to West Himalaya and California, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 241
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Tulipa clusiana. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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