List of Indian state flowers

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India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 29 states and 7 union territories. All Indian states have their own government and Union territories come under the jurisdiction of the Central Government. As most of the other countries India too has a national emblem-The lion capital. Apart from India's national emblem, each of its States and Union Territories have their own state seals and symbols which include state animals, birds, trees, flowers etc.[1] A list of state flowers of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all State characters and seals.

State Common name Scientific name Image
Andhra Pradesh Lotus Nelumbo nucifera Sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera.jpg
Arunachal Pradesh Lady's slipper orchid Cypripedioideae Pinkslipper.jpg
Assam Kopou phul Rhynchostylis gigantea কপৌফুল.jpg
Bihar Genda Calendula officinalis Calendula officinalis 03-09-2005 15.21.56.JPG
Chhattisgarh Not declared yet Not declared yet Not declared yet
Goa Not declared yet Not declared yet Not declared yet
Gujarat African Marigold Tagetes erecta[2] Tagetes x erecta1.jpg
Haryana Lotus Nelumbo nucifera Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera).jpg
Himachal Pradesh Common rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron-by-eiffel-public-domain-20040617.jpg
Jammu and Kashmir Common rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron ponticum 2.jpg
Jharkhand Palash Butea monosperma STS 001 Butea monosperma.jpg
Karnataka Lotus Nelumbo nucifera Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera).jpg
Kerala Golden shower tree Cassia fistula Cassia-fistula.jpg
Madhya Pradesh Lilium candidum Lilium candidum STS 001 Butea monosperma.jpg
Maharashtra Jarul Lagerstroemia speciosa[3] Jarul.jpg
Manipur Siroi lily Lilium mackliniae Siroi Lily.jpg
Meghalaya Lady's slipper Cypripedioideae Pinkslipper.jpg
Mizoram Red Vanda Renanthera imschootiana Renanthera imschootiana 01.jpg
Nagaland Rhododendron Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreum 2009.jpg
Odisha Ashoka[4][5] Saraca asoca Sita-Ashok (Saraca asoca) flowers in Kolkata W IMG 4146.jpg
Punjab Lilium candidum Lilium candidum 01-Lilium candidum madonna lily.jpg
Rajasthan Rohira Tecomella undulata Tacomella leaf.jpg
Sikkim Noble orchid Cymbidium goeringii Cymbidium goeringii 'Setsuzan'.jpg
Tamil Nadu Glory lily Gloriosa superba Gloriosa rothschildiana 01.jpg
Telangana Ranawara Senna auriculata Ranawara or Avaram- Senna auriculata at Sindhrot near Vadodara, Gujrat Pix 044.jpg
Tripura Nag Kesar Mesua ferrea Mesua ferrea.jpg
Uttar Pradesh Palash[6][7] Butea monosperma STS 001 Butea monosperma.jpg
Uttarakhand Brahma Kamal Saussurea obvallata Brahma Kamal.jpg
West Bengal Night-flowering Jasmine Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Flower & flower buds I IMG 2257.jpg
Union territory Common name Scientific name Image
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Chandigarh
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Delhi
Lakshadweep
Puducherry Cannonball tree's flower Couroupita guianensis Cannonballtree2.jpg

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.affairscloud.com/symbols-of-states-of-india/
  2. ^ http://2.imimg.com/data2/OT/FH/MY-/shiv-pdf.pdf for the scientific name
  3. ^ Govt of Maharasthra ENVIS Cell :Important native trees of India
  4. ^ "CyberOrissa.com :: Orissa". cyberorissa.com. 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2012. State Flower 
  5. ^ "Orissa State Symbols". mapsofindia.com. 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2012. The state flower is the ‘Ashoka’ flower 
  6. ^ "Palash gets state flower's status - Times Of India". indiatimes.com. 2011. Retrieved 8 October 2012. Palash (Butea monosperma) is now the state flower of Uttar Pradesh 
  7. ^ "IE Briefs - Indian Express". indianexpress.com. 2011. Retrieved 8 October 2012. The Uttar Pradesh government has declared ‘Palash’ or the ‘Flame of Forest’ as the state flower 

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