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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tulipa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tulipa clusiana DC.
Habit: Bulb 2--3.5 cm, 1--2.5 cm wide, coat long-wavy-hairy adaxially, forming a felt that protrudes from top. Leaf: 2--6(12), linear to lance-linear. Flower: perianth parts generally with a basal, small +- purple blotch adaxially, outer 30--60 mm, lance-elliptic to elliptic, generally white with pink-red tinge or wide central band abaxially or not, inner 25--50 mm, oblong-oblanceolate to obovate, generally white; anthers 4.5--9 mm; ovary +- 10 mm, elliptic.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: PR (spontaneous at site of former Desert Nursery near Riverside); Distribution Outside California: eastern Europe; native Iran to northern Pakistan. Flowering Time: Spring--summer
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
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Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Tulipa clusiana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81354, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.