The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted and which belongs to the family Liliaceae. The genus's native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant (Syria, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan) and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China. The tulip's centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers
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divail (8288) 2014-04-13 18:27
Merci Osman pour ces premières tulipes du printemps. Il y a une belle profondeur dans la composition, et j'aime le rose très pâle des fleurs.
jhm (135732) 2014-04-14 4:51
Tulips in Istandul, yesterday I was in the Netherlands to the tulip fields, wonderful.
I like generally flowers and certainly tulips but the red colour is my favorite colour.
Technical excellent taken
Excellent composition, good presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nic eday,
- Copyright: OSMAN SAHINOLANLAR (osmansah) (314)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-03-24
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Cannon EOS 60D, 24-105mm F/4L IS USM
- Exposure: f/16, 1/80 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-13 14:07