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Tulipa australis   (Southern Tulip)


Tulipa australis   (LILIACEAE.) 
Images for this profile are taken from the Maltese Islands at or after year 2000.

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Profile Date Oct-2010 (last update: 12-Jan-2019)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (Oct-2010) Tulipa australis retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 2020-Oct-22

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Tulipa australis Link

Synonyms :
(basionym or principal syn.)

Tulipa sylvestris subsp. australis
Full list of synonyms : [Euro+Med] [PlantList] [IPNI] [POWO] [Catalogue of Life ]

Plant Family :

Liliaceae Juss. (The Lily Family)
1 species from the Liliaceae family is recorded from the Maltese Islands.

English name(s) :

Southern Tulip, Wild tulip

Maltese name(s) :

Tulipan selvaġġ

Status for Malta :

Indigenous. Present on the Maltese islands before man

Frequency :

Very Common     Common     Frequent     Scarce     Rare     Very Rare     Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: GEOPHYTE (bearing underground bulbs, rhizomes, stolons, etc.)
Germination [info]: Monocotyledon

Legal Protection [link]:

Protected by law: schedule III and VI of legal notice LN311/2006. (strictly protected species)

Red List (1989) :

This species has a threatened status and is listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Flowering Time :

Mar-Apr

Colour of Flowers:

Yellow

Remarks :

An endangered plant found only in 2 sites within a distance of 1km. Decreasing due to change and loss of habitat and human interferences, namely overpicking for selling/ornamental use in the past.


Species Description and Distribution

Habitat in Europe:

Data will be available in the next update of this website.

Preferred habitat in Malta:

Data will be available in the next update of this website.

Botanical Description:

Data will be available in the next update of this website.


Distributional map in Europe
and the Mediterranean region (2018):

Occurrences in Europe and the Mediterranean region.
(Euro+Med Checklist, 2017) - Country codes

Ag Al Bu By Ga Gr He Hs It Ju Li Lu Ma Rf(C CS S) Rm Si Tcs Tn Tu(A) Uk(K U)


Images (6 images)
   Tulipa australis   -   Image Code: TLPAU-0.
   Tulipa australis   -   Image Code: TLPAU-1.
   Tulipa australis   -   Image Code: TLPAU-2.
   Tulipa australis   -   Image Code: TLPAU-3.
   Tulipa australis   -   Image Code: TLPAU-4.
   Tulipa australis   -   Image Code: TLPAU-5.

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Google Web

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Yahoo Web

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Wikipedia

JSTOR

GBIF

Med Checklist

Cat. of Life

EoL

IPNI

The Plant List

NYBG

Vienna Virt. Hb.

RBGE

KEW

MNHN

Arkive


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