Definition of Tulipa
1. Noun. Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Tulip
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tulipa
Literary usage of Tulipa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"White. tulipa SAXATILIS. Rose, with yellow centre. tulipa ... White, flushed with deep rose, yellow centre. tulipa ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... tulips (see his "Weizen und Tulpe, und deren Ge- schichte," Leipzig, 1899); Burbridge, The Garden, Sept. 22, 1900. tulipa (originally from Persian ..."
3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"tulipa sylvestris, the bright yellow-flowered wild Tulip occurs naturally in parts of England, but for a period of three hundred and twenty years we have ..."
4. Garden and Farm Topics / by Peter Henderson by Peter Henderson (1884)
"THE TULIP, (tulipa.) TULIPS are divided into several classes, and of these we shall speak in the ... The Single Early Tulip, (tulipa Gesneriana,) the parent ..."
5. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1900)
"Seems as if it would flower very soon. 96. tulipa Gesneriana (L.) x T. ... To obtain in tulipa Gesneriana the beautiful form and rich colours of the flowers ..."