National & State Flowers & Trees

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~Life is the flower for which love is the honey~
~Victor Hugo, French novelist~ dadvioletstn.gifNATIONAL FLOWERS

dadvioletbtn.gif Antigua & Barbuda – Dagger’s Log, Agave Karatto Miller  Agave karatto
dadvioletbtn.gif Argentina – Ceibo Erythrina crista-galli adopted on December 2, 1942
dadvioletbtn.gif Austria – Edelweiss  Leontopodium alpinum
dadvioletbtn.gif Australia – Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha
dadvioletbtn.gif Bahamas – Yellow Elder, or Yellow Cedar  Tecoma stans
dadvioletbtn.gif Balearic Islands – Carnation
dadvioletbtn.gif Bangla Desh – Water Lily ‘Shapla’ Nymehaea nouchali adopted in 1971
dadvioletbtn.gif Barbados -Pride of Barbados also known as Dwarf Poinciana & Flower Fence Poinciana pulcherrima
dadvioletbtn.gif Belarus – Flax
dadvioletbtn.gif Belgium – Red Poppy
dadvioletbtn.gif Belize – Black Orchid
dadvioletbtn.gif Bermuda – Blue-eyed Grass
dadvioletbtn.gif Bhutan—blue poppy?
dadvioletbtn.gif Bohemia – Thyme
dadvioletbtn.gif Bolivia – Kantuta
dadvioletbtn.gif Brazil – Cattleya Orchid
dadvioletbtn.gif British Columbia – Dogwood Tree Flower Cornus Nuttalli
dadvioletbtn.gif Bulgaria – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Canada – Maple Leaf
dadvioletbtn.gif Cayman Islands—Wild Banana Orchid  Schomburgkia thomsoniana
dadvioletbtn.gif Chile – Copihue/Chilean Bellflower Lapageria rosea
dadvioletbtn.gif China – Plum Blossom Prunus Mei
dadvioletbtn.gif Columbia – Christmas orchid  (Cattleya trianae
dadvioletbtn.gif Costa Rica – Guaria Morada (purple orchid) cattleya skinneri adopted on June 15, 1939
dadvioletbtn.gif Cuba – Butterfly Jasmine Mariposa
dadvioletbtn.gif Cyprus – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Czechoslovakia – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Denmark – Marguerite Daisy
dadvioletbtn.gif District of Columbia – American Beauty Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Dominica—The bwa kwaib, or Carib tree Sabinea carinalis adopted as the national tree in 1978
dadvioletbtn.gif Egypt – Lotus Nymphaea lotus
dadvioletbtn.gif England – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Equador – White Nun Orchid
dadvioletbtn.gif Estonia – Corn-flower or Bachelor’s Button Centaurea cyanus adopted on June 23, 1988
dadvioletbtn.gif Ethiopia – Calla Lily
dadvioletbtn.gif France – Iris
dadvioletbtn.gif French Polynesia -The Tiare  Gardenia taitensis
dadvioletbtn.gif Finland – Lily-of-the-valley Convallaria majalis
dadvioletbtn.gif Germany – Centaurea/Knapweed
dadvioletbtn.gif Greece – Bear’s breech
dadvioletbtn.gif Greenland – Willow Herb
dadvioletbtn.gif Guam— Puti Tai Nobiu Bougainvillea spectabilis
dadvioletbtn.gif Guatemala – White Nun Orchid Lycaste skinneri alba
dadvioletbtn.gif Guyana – Water Lily  Victoria regia
dadvioletbtn.gif Holland – Tulip
dadvioletbtn.gif Honduras – Orchid Brassavola digbiana adopted on January 12, 1946. The rose was the national flower from 1946-1969
dadvioletbtn.gif Hong Kong – Orchid Bauhinia blakeana
dadvioletbtn.gif Hungary – Tulip
dadvioletbtn.gif India – Lotus Nelumbo nucifera
dadvioletbtn.gif Indonesia – adopted 3 national flowers on June 5, 1990 to mark the World Environment Day:
1) Melati (Jasmine) (Jasminum sambac
2) Moon Orchid Phalaenopsis amabilis also known as the anggrek bulan
3) Rafflesia Rafflesia arnoldi
dadvioletbtn.gif Iran – Red Rose
dadvioletbtn.gif Iraq – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Ireland – Shamrock
dadvioletbtn.gif Jamaica – Tree of Life, Brazil wood or lignum vitae Guaiacum sanctum
dadvioletbtn.gif Japan – Chrysanthemum (imperial) , Cherry Blossom Sakura
dadvioletbtn.gif Jordan – Black Iris  Iris nigricans
dadvioletbtn.gif Korea – Rose of Sharon
dadvioletbtn.gif Laos – Rice
dadvioletbtn.gif Latvia – Oxeye Daisy or pipene,  Leucanthemum vulgare, earlier known as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
dadvioletbtn.gif Liberia – Pepper
dadvioletbtn.gif Libya – Pomegranate blossom
dadvioletbtn.gif Lithuania – Rue (Ruta graveolens)
dadvioletbtn.gif Luxembourg – Rose
dadvioletbtn.gif Madagascar – Poinciana or Flamboyant Delonix regia
dadvioletbtn.gif Maldives – Pink Rose
dadvioletbtn.gif Malta – The Maltese Centaury  Paleocyanus crasifoleus) adopted in the early 1970s
dadvioletbtn.gif Malaysia – Hibiscus  Hibiscus rosa sinensis, locally known asBunga Raya
dadvioletbtn.gif Marianas—Plumeria Plumeria acuminata, locally known asflores mayo, adopted on March 13, 1979
dadvioletbtn.gif Mexico – Dahlia
dadvioletbtn.gif Monaco – Carnation
dadvioletbtn.gif Nepal – Rhododendron Rhododendron arboreum , locally known as Lali Guras
dadvioletbtn.gif Netherlands – Tulip Tulipa
dadvioletbtn.gif New Zealand – Kowhai Sophora microphylla
dadvioletbtn.gif Nicaragua – Sacuanjoche Plumería rubra acutifolia
dadvioletbtn.gif N.Korea – Azalea (Jindallae)
dadvioletbtn.gif Northern – Ireland Flax
dadvioletbtn.gif Norway – Purple Heather Calluna vulgaris
dadvioletbtn.gif Pakistan – Jasmine
dadvioletbtn.gif Panama – Dove Orchid Peristeria elata
dadvioletbtn.gif Paraguay – Jasmine-of-the-Paraguay
dadvioletbtn.gif Peru – Kantuta, Inca magic flower
dadvioletbtn.gif Philippines – Sampaguita Jasminum sambac, adopted on February 1, 1934
dadvioletbtn.gif Poland – Corn Poppy
dadvioletbtn.gif Portugal – Lavender
dadvioletbtn.gif Puerto Rico – Puerto Rican Hibiscus Flor de maga
dadvioletbtn.gif Republic of Molossia – Common Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata
dadvioletbtn.gif Romania – Dog rose
dadvioletbtn.gif Russia – Camomille
dadvioletbtn.gif San Marino – Cyclamen
dadvioletbtn.gif Scotland – Thistle
dadvioletbtn.gif Seychelles – Tropicbird Orchid
dadvioletbtn.gif Sicily – Carnation
dadvioletbtn.gif Singapore – Vanda Miss Joaquim Orchid a hybrid orchid between Vanda teres & Vanda hookeriana,adopted onApril 15, 1981
dadvioletbtn.gif Slovakia – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif Slovenia – Carnation
dadvioletbtn.gif Sri Lanka – Nil Mahanel (Water Lily) Nympheae Stellata,adopted on Feb. 26, 1986
dadvioletbtn.gif S. Africa – Protea  Protea cynaroides
dadvioletbtn.gif S. Korea – Moogoonghwa (Rose of Sharon) Hibiscus syriacus
dadvioletbtn.gif Soviet Union – Carnation (hvozdyka)
dadvioletbtn.gif Sweden – Linnea  Linnea Borealis
dadvioletbtn.gif Switzerland – Edelweiss  Leontopodium alpinum
dadvioletbtn.gif Tahiti – Gardenia Taitensis
dadvioletbtn.gif Taiwan (Republic of China) – Plum blossom Prunus mei, adopted on July 21, 1964
dadvioletbtn.gif The Cayman Islands – Wild Banana Orchid
dadvioletbtn.gif Trinidad and Tobago – Chaconia also known as Pride of Trinidad & Tobago/Wild Poinsettia Warszewiczia coccinea
dadvioletbtn.gif Tonga – Heilala
dadvioletbtn.gif Turkey – Tulip Tulipa
dadvioletbtn.gif Ukraine – Sunflower
dadvioletbtn.gif United States of America – Rose Rosa
dadvioletbtn.gif United Kingdom, England -Tudor rose
dadvioletbtn.gif United Kingdom, Scotland – Thistle
dadvioletbtn.gif United Kingdom, Wales – Leek
dadvioletbtn.gif Uruguay – Ceibo Erythrina crista-galli
dadvioletbtn.gif Venezuela – Orchid
dadvioletbtn.gif Virgin Islands – Yellow Elder or Yellow Trumpet Tecoma stans adopted in 1934
dadvioletbtn.gif Wales – Daffodil (National Symbol – Leek)
dadvioletbtn.gif Yemen – Arabian coffee
dadvioletbtn.gif Yugoslavia – Lily of the Valley
dadvioletbtn.gif Many European countries do not have a national flower, for instance modern France, Spain and Italy.


dadvioletstn.gifSTATE FLOWERS OF USA