The Tulip tree comes from North America, the Chinese tulip tree from China. Tulip trees have been around for a very long time, which is evidenced by fossil record. It can be clearly seen at its symmetrical leaves. The name can be traced back to the tulip-like flowers.
The leaves of Tulip tree are almost rectangular (4-6 lobes) and up to 15 cm (5.9 in) long. Characteristic are the four tips. The leaf margins are smooth.
The flowers are large and similar to the tulips. All flower parts are strongly trained. The flower color is yellow – orange.
The branches are brown with leaf scars.
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