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?

Tulip is actually from Iran as described in the Related Link below.    In Persian culture tulip represents bravery of those people who  have died for their country (Iran (MORE)
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What are tulips like?

it is like a ie craem with a tint of vinila and a carry on top> :-)
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Is a tulip flower a complete flower?

A complete flower has all four parts: sepal, petals, stamen (male)  and pistil (female).    A perfect flower just has the male and female parts.    The tulip is a c (MORE)

The Tulips of Holland

Spring is a notable time of year in Holland for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the blooming of Holland tulips in the fields outside of Amsterdam. Every year in (MORE)
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How to Cultivate Tulips for Garden Landscaping?

Tulips are perennial flowering plants used for creating flowerbeds and borders. A kind of vivid, upright bulb flowering plant, tulips are extensively used for table centerpiec (MORE)
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Everything You Need to Know to Identify and Grow Flowering Tulip Trees

Flowering tulip trees can be an outstanding addition to your backyard landscaping plan. These lovely plants produce gorgeous, fragrant flowers that will make your neighbors je (MORE)

Characteristics of the Tulip Magnolia

Tulip magnolias, also known as saucer magnolias, are one of the most widely grown flowering landscape trees throughout the world. They were originally hybridized in France in (MORE)
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Landscaping With the Tulip Tree

Choosing the perfect tree for your landscape can be a complicated matter. There are many different trees available, depending on where you live. The Tulip tree, though, may ju (MORE)

How did tulips get their name?

They got their name from the Persian word "toliban" meaning turban. Why you may ask? Well because the shape of the headdress that many people in the Middle East wear today is (MORE)

Are tulips a state flower?

No. Currently, there is no state that has the tulip as an official state flower.
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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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Why do tulips bloom?

Tulips bloom to spread and receive pollen, like other flowers. They receive and spread pollen at the same time because like many other plants, tulips are hermaphrodites.
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