Why are the tulip flowers called tulips?

tulips are called tulips from the word tulipa gesneriana
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Why is the tulip the national flower of Iran?

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Are tulips a state flower?

No. Currently, there is no state that has the tulip as an official state flower.
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Where did the tulip originate from?

Although tulips are often associated with Amsterdam and Holland, they are native to central Asia and cultivated by the Turks. In the 16th century, the Habsburg ambassador in I (MORE)

How do tulips survive?

Tulips are adapted to cope with the harsh elements during the  winter. They have storage organs located underground that enable  them to survive extreme cold weather.
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