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(First upload on July 10 2015. Last on August 22 2022) [ 日本語 | English ]

Tulipa gesneriana L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

[ T. genseriana | T. clusiana ]

Tulipa L. (ウコンコウ)
T. gesneriana L.
Ukonsou (ウコンコウ, 鬱金香) 今、こう呼ぶ人はいないだろう, so-called tulip (Didier's tulip or garden tulip)
Botanyuri (ボタンユリ) by Makino
Origin: probably in Turkey
Bulb: containing starch → edible
Pollen germination (花粉発芽)
Use: ornamental
Cultivars
Originated from T. gesneriana → no wild strains now
+ usually several species in their direct background
Propagation: bulb offsets, seeds or micropropagation
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Tulipa gesneriana in Hokkaido


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[1] near the entrance of N18 Subway Station, Sapporo, on April 21 2021. [2] in the Wakaba Park, N16/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on April 23 2021. [3] near a house garden in the East Ward of Sapporo on May 18 2015.


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[4/5] at a flower garden in front of Toko Store, N27/E2, East Ward, Sapporo, May 18 2016. [6] at a small garden under a street tree, N20/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 17 2017.
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[7-9] at a home garden in front of an apartment, N28/E3, East Ward, Sapporo, May 19 2016.
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[10-12] at a small garden under a street tree, N20/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 17 2017.
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[13/14] near a crossroad at N8/W7, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 19 2017. [15] near Fuji Woman's University, N16/W2, North Ward, Sapporo, on June 19 2017.
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[16] under a street tree, N16/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 7 2018. [17/18] under a street tree, N13/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 18 2019.
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[19] under a street tree, N13/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 18 2019. [20] under a street tree in N24/W2, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 9 2020. [21] double-flowered in a small flower garden on N24/E2, East Ward, Sapporo, on May 20 2022.

Tulipa clusiana Redouté transplanted in Hokkaido


Shokudai-ukonkou (ショクダイウコンコウ*, 燭台鬱金香), lady tulip
Distribution: between Iran east to the western Himalaya
Habitat: rocky slopes in montane zones
Clutivars: flower =
Cynthia, outsides pink edged pale yellow, insides pale yellow
Chrysantha (candlestick tulip), yellow flowers, flushed red on the outside
Lady Jane (candlestick tulip), inners white, outers pink bordered with white
Peppermintstick, outers cerise pink with white borders, inners white
Tinka, yellow inside, red bordered yellow on the outside

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[1-3] cv. peppermintstick in a house garden in N7W7, North Ward, Sapporo, on April 15 2021. [2] a leaf on the background is Tulipa gesneriana.

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