Definition of Genus Tulipa
1. Noun. Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Tulip
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tulipa
Literary usage of Genus Tulipa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1879)
"Notes on the genus Tulipa. By HJ ELWES. THOUGH tlie Tulips are among tlie earliest flowers that have attracted the notice of gardeners, and though the mass ..."
2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"... and to have been applied erroneously to our plant by Gerarde of "Herbal" fame. The genus Tulipa is said to come from the Persian ..."
3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"There are several other distinct species of the genus tulipa known, but they are seldom seen unless in botanic gardens; such as the wild tulip (T. ..."
4. Gardeners Chronicle, the Horticultural Trade Journal (1897)
"202, will be found some • Notes on the genus Tulipa,' in which I spoko of the plant as follow« :_' Thi» very lovely Tulip is one of the earliest In flower, ..."
5. Proceedings by Durham (England). Philosophical Society (1907)
"... would thus produce the so-called " double " flower.i Double flowers are more or less normal garden varieties in the case of the allied genus Tulipa. ..."
6. The Principles of Floriculture by Edward Albert White (1915)
"... genus, Tulipa (from Oriental name for turban) ; species: suaveolens, early tulips; Gesneriana, late tulips; ..."