Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Flowers: Tulips

tulip |ˈt(y)oōləp|nouna bulbous spring-flowering plant of the lily family, with boldly colored cup-shaped flowers. • Genus Tulipa, family Liliaceae: numerous complex hybrids.ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from French tulipe, via Turkish from Persian dulband ‘turban,’from the shape of the expanded flower.












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