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Linnaean Name: Tulipa gesneriana Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 306 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Cappadocia, unde in Europam 1559."
Generitype of: Tulipa Linnaeus
Designated by: Hitchcock, Prop. Brit. Bot.: 145. 1929.
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 425.2 (LINN)
Designated by: Dasgupta & Deb in Candollea 40 : 158 (1985)
Current Name: Tulipa gesneriana L.
Current Family: Liliaceae
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Record last updated: 14/08/2006