Book ID: 102356
Tulips of Kazakhstan. 2010. 303 illus. (mostly col.). 272 p. 4to. Hardcover, with gold tooling on front. - In English, Russian and Kazakh.
This is a heavy book (1.8 kg). - Special place in flora of Kazakhstanis taken by tulip - one of the most favourite and esteemed flowers ofmany people. Scientists register 36 species of tulips growing in theterritory of modern Kazakhstan, including 18 species referred to thecategory of rare. Some species, having done a long way to Europe inthe past, gave rise to Dutch collection of tulip species known all overthe world. However, the native area of tulips is Central Asia and, inparticular, Kazakhstan.