Definition of Tulipa gesneriana
1. Noun. Tall late blooming tulip.
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Literary usage of Tulipa gesneriana
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1. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"tulipa gesneriana MAJOR. Crimson-scarlet, nearly black centre. tulipa gesneriana LUTEA. Yellow. ... tulipa gesneriana OCULATA. Crimson, with white eye. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The origin of the garden tulip seems to be lost beyond recovery. It is often said that it is derived from tulipa gesneriana, but this does not explain. ..."
3. 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 ..."
4. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"... in parts of England, but for a period of three hundred and twenty years we have had tulipa gesneriana, from Asia Minor, flourishing in our gardens. ..."