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Red tulips on display in the Lower Gardens, Bournemouth, Dorset, England.
The tulip (the Turkish word for turban) was originally a wild flower, growing in Central Asia. It was first cultivated by the Turks as early as 1000 AD, and was not introduced into Europe until the 16th or 17th century.
Date: 26th April 2009.
This shot was featured in the Tulips group, 7th May 2009.
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