Cyprus tulip (Tulipa cypria)

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Cyprus tulip, close-up of flower
IUCN Red List species status – Endangered ENDANGERED

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  • As its common name suggests, the Cyprus tulip is endemic to Cyprus and is found in just three locations.
  • The Cyprus tulip flowers between March and April.
  • Because of its attractive appearance, the Cyprus tulip is threatened by over-collection as well as pressure from grazing and urban development.
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Cyprus tulip description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderLiliales
FamilyLiliaceae
GenusTulipa (1)

Information on the Cyprus tulip (Tulipa cypria) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Cyprus tulip status

The Cyprus tulip is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Cyprus tulip, close-up of flower

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