The beautiful flower of the desert, a very special tulip on the planet

There are many and very beautiful types of flowers that decorate our nature and why not our houses with their beauty. But among them there are really those that not only have extraordinary beauty, but also grow in special places.

Today we are going to introduce you to a little-known flower, since it grows in the desert and in very remote places that few of us have had the privilege of visiting, in addition to being in areas that are very difficult to survive. Its scientific name is Tulipa borszczowii and it can measure between 20 and 40 centimeters, it is classified as a tulip and has some very special characteristics that we are going to tell you about below. Its ovoid bulb, 2-4 cm thick, with very strong to withstand very high temperatures.

The superficial part of the stem is 1.5 – 2 times shorter than its underground part; It has 4 leaves generally, flexed, astride, glaucous and curly. The beautiful flower that this stem gives us can be yellow, orange or red, with a dark purple basal spot on both sides. Finding one of them may be your lucky day.

Tulipa borszczowii blooms only in the April season. It grows in sandy, clayey and gypsum deserts. It occurs in the Torgai, Prearal, Kzyl-Orda and Kyzyl-Kum floristic regions. With information recorded in the Red Book of Kazakhstan.

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