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Tulipa australis   (Southern Tulip)


Tulipa australis  (LILIACEAE.) 
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Profile Date Oct-2010 (last update: 2-Jan-2020)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (2-Jan-2020) Tulipa australis retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 28-Sep-2021

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Tulipa australisLink

Synonyms :
(basionym or principal syn.)

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

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 :

Protected by law: Schedule III and VI of [S.L. 549.44] (strictly protected species)

Red List (1989) :

Threatened status for the Maltese Islands and has been listed in the Red Data Book (1st ed.)

Flowering Time :

March – April

Colour of Flowers:

Yellow

Name Derivation :

Tulipa:
australis:

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.


Description, Habitat 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.
(from Euro+Med Checklist, 2019)
  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)

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Species 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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