List of national flowers

flowers that represent specific geographic areas
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A floral emblem is a flower or plant that is chosen by a country as a symbol or emblem for that country.

ExamplesEdit

Country Common name Scientific name Picture Ref.
  Australia Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha   [1]
  Cook Islands Tiaré Flower Gardenia taitensis   [2]
  England Tudor rose N/A   [3]
  Finland Lily of the Valley Convallalia majalis  
  Estonia Cornflower Centaurea cyanus  
    Nepal Rhododendron Rhododendron arboreum   [4][5]
  Palestine Palestinian poppy Anemone coronaria  
  Caucasus Emirate Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum  
  Pakistan Poet's Jasmine Jasminum officinale   [6]
  Sikkim Noble orchid Cymbidium goeringii  
  Sri Lanka Water lily Nymphaea stellata  
  South Korea Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus   [7]
  Afghanistan Tulip Tulipa gesneriana  
  Bangladesh Shapla Nymphaea pubescens  
  Bhutan Blue poppy Meconopsis gakyidiana  
  Cambodia Rumduol Sphaerocoryne affinis  
  China Peony Paeonia  
  Chile Copihue Lapageria rosea   [8]
  East Turkestan Persian Poppy Papaver bracteatum  
  Iceland Mountain avens Dryas octopetala  
  India Lotus Nelumbo  
Template:Country data Occupied Palestine Persian cyclamen Cyclamen persicum  
  Iran Persian pearl Tulipa pulchella  
  Kashmiristan Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum  
  Maldives Pink rose Rosa multiflora  
  Malaysia Chinese hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis  
  Samoa Red ginger Alpinia purpurata   [9]
  Scotland Thistle '
  Singapore Orchid Orchidaceae  
  South Africa Protea Protea cynaroides  
  Tonga Heilala Garcinia sessilis   [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ""Floral Emblems of Australia"". Australian National Botanic Gardens. Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  2. ""Cook Islands Wildlife"". "Go Visit Cook Islands" a subsidiary of "Delfina Travel Group Inc". Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  3. National Flowers of the UK, 10 Downing Street. Retrieved 12 May 2009.
  4. "Final Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063" (pdf). worldstatesmen.org. 2007. p. 2. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  5. "Plants, Animals and Birds of Nepal". Nepal Vista. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  6. "National Symbols of Pakistan". Government of Pakistan. Retrieved 2013-08-23.
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  8. Ministerio del Interior de Chile (24 February 1977). "Decreto 62 de 1977 del Ministerio del Interior" (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  9. ""Meaning of flowers changing in Pacific communities"". Radio Australia. Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  10. ""Tongan Flowers - photos"". Visual Tonga. Retrieved 2016-09-28.