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2. Tulipa lehmanniana Merckl. ex Bunge, Beitr. Kenntn. Fl. Russl. 337. 1851. reimp. in Mem. Sav. Etr. Acad. Peters. 7:513. 1854; Vved. in Kom., Fl. URSS 4: 341. 1935; A. D. Hall l. c. 140; S. Dasgupta & Deb l. c. 161; Rech. f. l. c. 101. (Fig. 27, D).

Vern.: Govarikh

S.I. Ali

Tulipa lehmanniana

Credit: Abrar Ali

  • Tulipa chrysantha Boiss.

    Perennial, small herbs, bulbs 1.5-5 x 2-5 cm, globose, ovoid, stoloniferous; tunics enclosing layer of long hairs. Stem (9-) 20-50 cm long, glabrous. Leaves 3-4, glabrous, decreasing in size, 3-16 x 0.2-2.0 cm, sessile, linear, lanceolate, marign undulate, tip acute. Flower solitary; tepals 2.5-7.0 cm long, yellow, orange or red, basal dark violet or blackish violet blotch commonly on the inner face; outer segments elliptic acuminate, inner obovate abruptly acuminate. Filaments 6-8 mm, glabrous, anthers 6-8 mm. Ovary c. 8.0 x 2.5 mm, ovoid-oblong; style absent. Stigma c. 2.0 mm broad. Capsule 2.5-3.5 x 1.5-2.0 cm, oblong, dehiscing margin with short erect hairs.

    Fl.Per.: April

    Type: Inter Bukhara et Kermin, Bunge (LE).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan), Afghanistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan.

    Bulbs are eaten as vegetable and leaves are used as fodder for goats (S. Dasgupta & Deb l.c.).


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