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 Jasmine Jasminum officinale Jasminum officinale.JPG
Arunachal Pradesh Lady's Slipper Cypripedioideae, Pinkslipper.jpg
Assam Kopou phul Rhynchostylis gigantea কপৌফুল.jpg
Bihar Orchid Tree (Kachnar) Bauhinia variegata Bauhinia variegata (25219815170).jpg
Chhattisgarh Lady's Slipper Rhynchostylis gigantea (2).jpg
Goa Red Jasmine Plumeria rubra Fleurs de Frangipanier (Île de la Réunion) (4125134278).jpg
Gujarat African Marigold Tagetes erecta[2] Tagetes x erecta1.jpg
Haryana Lotus Nelumbo nucifera Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera).jpg
Himachal Pradesh Pink rhododendron[3][4] Rhododendron campanulatum Rhododendron campanulatum AJTJ.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 01-Lilium candidum madonna lily.jpg
Maharashtra Jarul[5] Lagerstroemia speciosa[6] 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[7][8] Saraca asoca Sita-Ashok (Saraca asoca) flowers in Kolkata W IMG 4146.jpg
Punjab Gladiolus Gladiolus grandiflorus Acidanthera.jpg[9]
Rajasthan Rohira Tecomella undulata Tecomella 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[10][11] 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 Andaman Pyinma[12][13] Lagerstroemia hypoleuca Phalaenopsis speciosa 1.jpg
Chandigarh Palash[14] Butea monosperma Palash Tree.jpg
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Not Designated
Daman and Diu Not Designated
Delhi Alfalfa Medicago sativa Luzerne Rose.jpg
Lakshadweep Neelakurinji Strobilanthes kunthiana Kurinji Flowers.jpg
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. ^ Cite error: The named reference kihp was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference hp was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ "State Flower Jarul :: Maharashtra". city flowers Social Work. 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2016. State Flower 
  6. ^ Government of Maharashtra ENVIS Cell :Important native trees of India Archived 2009-08-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "CyberOrissa.com :: Orissa". cyberorissa.com. 2011. Archived from the original on 29 August 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2012. State Flower 
  8. ^ "Orissa State Symbols". mapsofindia.com. 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2012. The state flower is the ‘Ashoka’ flower 
  9. ^ Cite error: The named reference envis-flower was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  10. ^ "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 
  11. ^ "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 
  12. ^ "State Symbols of India". General Knowledge 2016/2017. 
  13. ^ "State Flowers of India". www.bsienvis.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  14. ^ State Animal, Bird, Tree and Flower of Chandigarh (PDF). 

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