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.

Examples[change | change source]

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 Turkic Bactrian-lily Fritillaria pallidiflora
 Iceland Mountain avens Dryas octopetala
 India Lotus Nelumbo
 Israel Persian cyclamen Cyclamen persicum
 Iran Persian pearl Tulipa pulchella
Kashmiristan Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum
 Maldives Pink rose Rosa multiflora
 Malaysia Chinese hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
 Netherlands Daisy Bellis Perennis [9]
 Samoa Red ginger Alpinia purpurata [10]
 Scotland Thistle '
 Serbia Ramonda serbica Ramonda nathaliae [11]
 Singapore Orchid Orchidaceae
 South Africa Protea Protea cynaroides
 Sweden Small bluebell Campanula rotundifolia [12]
 Tonga Heilala Garcinia sessilis [13]

References[change | change source]

  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". Archived from the original on 2016-07-23. Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  3. National Flowers of the UK Archived 2009-01-09 at the Wayback Machine, 10 Downing Street. Retrieved 12 May 2009.
  4. "Final Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063" (PDF). 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. Archived from the original on 2013-08-27. Retrieved 2013-08-23.
  7. "Flags, Symbols, & Currencies of South Korea". 24 February 2021.
  8. Ministerio del Interior de Chile (24 February 1977). "Decreto 62 de 1977 del Ministerio del Interior" (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  9. "Winnaar: Madeliefje is onze Nationale Bloem - Vroege Vogels - BNNVARA". Vroege Vogels (in Dutch). Retrieved 2023-06-11.
  10. ""Meaning of flowers changing in Pacific communities"". Retrieved 2016-09-28.
  11. ""Natalie's Ramonda"". Retrieved 2023-07-02.
  12. "Sveriges nationalblomma". Svenska botaniska föreningen. Retrieved 2021-03-13.
  13. ""Tongan Flowers - photos"". Visual Tonga. Retrieved 2016-09-28.