Tulips ( the genus Tulipa) are bulbous plants that belong to the lily family (Liliaceae) and occur in the wild from Iberia all the way to China. In the wild, over 70 different species exist, but hundreds of cultivars of all kinds of colors and flower shapes have been bred.

Recommended links: Encyclopedia of life, florealpes.com (French), gerbeaud.com (French), infoflora.ch (German), Pacific bulb society, Plants for a future, Tela Botanica (French), Tulipa sylvestris ssp. australis (Spanish), Visoflora (French), Wikipedia (Tulip), Wikipedia (Liliaceae), Wikipedia (German).

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