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Tulipa Borszczowii.

 Botanical Tourism in Kazakhstan.

«Tulips - a symbol of an empire and a unification!»

Tours behind tulips of Kazakhstan. 

Tulipa borszczowii Regel. 20 - 40 cm long, bulb ovoid, 2 - 4 cm thick, with very strong skinned, black-brown, very prolonged (towards ground surface), heavy woolly tunics inside. 
Overground part of stem is 1,5 - 2 times shorter than its underground part, glabrous; leaves 4 in number, deflexed, straddled, glaucous, heavy curled, glabrate, reaches the flower, the lower one is lanceolate or oblong- lanceolate, 2 - 3 cm broad.
One flower; perianth lobes are yellow, orange or red, with basal dark-violet blotch on both sides, which is paler on the outside, 3 - 6 cm long, with short pubescent tip, the outer are hombic, the inner are inversely triangular-ovate.
Stamens are 2,5 - 3 shorter than perianth; filaments are glabrate, dark-violet, anthers are dark-violet too, equal to filaments; ovary is shorter than stamens, with sessile stigma; fruitcase is 1,5 - 2 cm thick, 2,5 - 4,5 cm long.
Tulipa borszczowii flowering time in AprilDistribution in Kazakhstan Tulipa borszczowii. Endemic. It grows in sandy, clay and gypsum deserts. It occurs in Torgai, Prearal, Kzyl-Orda and Kyzyl-Kum floristic regions.
Registered in the Red Book of Kazakhstan.

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Authority
“Tulips of Kazakhstan”. Almaty, LTD “Almatykitap baspasy”. 2010, 272 p. Illustrated.

Photos
Alexander Petrov.