List of national flowers

A floral emblem is a flower or plant that is chosen by a country as a symbol or emblem for that country.

Examples

Country Common name Scientific name Picture Ref.
23x15px Australia Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha 90px [1]
23x15px Cook Islands Tiaré Flower Gardenia taitensis 90px [2]
23x15px England Tudor rose N/A 90px [3]
23x15px Finland Lily of the Valley Convallalia majalis 90px
Estonia Cornflower

1968

Centaurea cyanus 142x142px
File:Flag of Nepal.svg   Nepal Rhododendron Rhododendron arboreum 90px [4][5]
Template:Country data Palestine Palestinian poppy Anemone coronaria 90px
22px Caucasus Emirate Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum 90px
23x15px Pakistan Poet's Jasmine Jasminum officinale 90px [6]
22px Sikkim Noble orchid Cymbidium goeringii 90px
23x15px Sri Lanka Water lily Nymphaea stellata 90px
23x15px South Korea Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 90px [7]
23x15px Afghanistan Tulip Tulipa gesneriana 90px
23x15px Bangladesh Shapla Nymphaea pubescens 90px
23x15px Bhutan Blue poppy Meconopsis gakyidiana 90px
23x15px Cambodia Rumduol Sphaerocoryne affinis 90px
23x15px China Peony Paeonia 90px
23x15px Chile Copihue Lapageria rosea 90px [8]
22px East Turkestan Persian Poppy Papaver bracteatum 90px
23x15px Iceland Mountain avens Dryas octopetala 90x90px
23x15px India Lotus Nelumbo 90px
Template:Country data Occupied Palestine Persian cyclamen Cyclamen persicum 90px
23x15px Iran Persian pearl Tulipa pulchella 90px
22px Kashmiristan Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum 90px
23x15px Maldives Pink rose Polyantha 90px
23x15px Malaysia Chinese hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 90px
23x15px Samoa Red ginger Alpinia purpurata 90px [9]
23x15px Singapore Orchid Orchidaceae 90px
South Africa Protea Protea cynaroides
23x15px Tonga Heilala Garcinia sessilis [10]

References

  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.
  7. [1]
  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.