Taxon: Tulipa persica (Lindl.) Sweet

Genus: Tulipa
Subgenus: Tulipa
Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Lilioideae
Tribe: Tulipeae
Nomen number: 404964
Place of publication: Hort. brit. ed. 2:536. 1830
Link to protologue:
  • • may be correct name for T. undulatifolia Boiss.
  • • has priority over that name but thus far not properly typified
  • • valid publication verified from original literature, as Sweet cited "Bot. Reg. t. 1143"
Name Verified on: 06-Aug-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Aug-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.w.)


  1. Christenhusz, M. J. M. et al. 2013. Tiptoe through the tulips – cultural history, molecular phylogenetics and classification of Tulipa (Liliaceae) Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172:319.
  2. Mabberley, D. J. 1982. Wiliam Roxburgh's "botanical description of a new species of Swietenia (Mahogany)" and other overlooked binomials in 36 vascular plant families (Taxon) 31:72.

Check other web resources for Tulipa persica (Lindl.) Sweet :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 25 May 2018.