Cyprus tulip (Tulipa cypria)

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Illustration of Tulipa cypria by Gillian Barlow

Species: Tulipa cypria
Common Name: Cyprus tulip
Status: Endangered, Red Data List of Cyprus
Range: Cyprus

Map of United States illustrating the range of Tulipa cypria

Artist: Gillian Barlow
Artist Home Country: United Kingdom
Medium: Watercolor, graphite

Of the hundred or so Tulip species in the world, two are found in Cyprus. This study prepared in the field serves as the artist's research on the plant’s details and will aid in the composition of the final painting.