tulip fire

noun
variants: or tulip blight

Definition of tulip fire

: a destructive disease of tulips caused by a mold (Botrytis tulipae) and marked by gray to brown lesions on leaves, petals, scapes, and bulb that often result in extensive necrosis

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“Tulip fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tulip%20fire. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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