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A Note from the Road: Road Trip Arkansas - A Sensuous Pink Tulip Petals Macro 2018 - Hwy 549 - NW Arkansas

Where did tulips get their name?
Pink Tulip Petals Macro 2018 - Hwy 549 - NW Arkansas - a.d. elliott

Another macro shot of tulip petals Mom,

This overall picture causes the tulip to appear somewhat sensuous, and I wondered if that was behind the name.

Nope - named after the Persian word turban, of which they are said to resemble.
(I think I disagree but okay)

I always thought tulips originated in the Netherlands, not the Middle East.  
A lesson for the day.

xoxo a.d.


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