Crinum 'Tulipan'

David Ehrlich idavide@sbcglobal.net
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:40:39 PDT
It's from the Turkish word for turban.  Tulips were named after a mistake -- a foreigner seeing a tulip tucked into the turban of a Turk asked what it was.  The Turk thought he was referring to the turban, but the foreigner thought he was referring to the flower.


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>Does anybody know a source for the crinum 'Tulipan?'
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