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Cultivated tulip – Floriade 2005, Canberra
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Angiosperms
Order: Liliales
Faimily: Liliaceae
Subfaimily: Lilioideae
Genus: Tulipa

A tulpie is a bulbous plaunt in the genus Tulipa.

General informaitions[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • It comes frae soothern Europe, North Africa, Asia an Iran, the northeist o China an aw;
  • It is o the same family than the lily;
  • It is weel kent that the Netherlands are a kintra frae whaur maist o thaim com.

Scientific name an Scots name[eedit | eedit soorce]

A tulpi scientifically describit
  • The Scientific name o the tulpie is tulipa (Latin name), whilka coms frae the Turkish leid: tülbend, meanin Turban;
  • The Scots name an spellin coms mebbe frae a pronounciation whilka is near o the oreeginal ane, sae: tulp...ie. Or is mebbe a deformation o the Inglis wird: tulip. It is noticit in mony beuks, as in som translation, an the spellin is follaein the pronounciation.