List of national flowers

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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.

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Country Common name Scientific name Picture Ref.
 Australia Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha Acacia pycnantha Golden Wattle.jpg [1]
 Cook Islands Tiaré Flower Gardenia taitensis Tiaré tahiti.jpg [2]
 England Tudor rose N/A Red rose.jpg [3]
 Nepal Rhododendron Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreumC.jpg [4][5]
 Pakistan Poet's Jasmine Jasminum officinale Jasminum officinale.JPG [6]
Flag of Sikkim (1967-1975).svg Sikkim Noble orchid Cymbidium goeringii Cattleya maxima.jpg
 Sri Lanka Water lily Nymphaea stellata Nymphaea nouchallii0.jpg
 South Korea Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus Hibiscus Syriacus.JPG [7]
 Afghanistan Tulip Tulipa gesneriana Tulip - floriade canberra.jpg
 Bangladesh Shapla Nymphaea pubescens Nymphaea pubescens1MTFL.jpg
 Bhutan Blue poppy Meconopsis grandis Blue Poppy Meconopsis sp Pair 1000px.jpg
 Cambodia Rumduol Sphaerocoryne affinis Rumdoul.jpg
 China Peony Paeonia Peonies.jpeg
 Chile Copihue Lapageria rosea Lapageria rosea 00013a.jpg [8]
 India Lotus Nelumbo Sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera.jpg
 Iran Tulip Tulipa gesneriana PikiWiki Israel 12719 Jerusalem forest.JPG
Kashmir independent.svg Kashmir Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron pontica-1.jpg
 Maldives Pink Rose Polyantha Rosa sp.18.jpg
 Malaysia Chinese hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Hibiscus Brilliant.jpg
 Samoa Red ginger Alpinia purpurata Red Ginger.jpg [9]
 Singapore Orchid Orchidaceae Wanda blau.JPG
South Africa Protea Protea cynaroides
 Tonga Heilala Garcinia sessilis [10]

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