List of Indian state flowers

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 of Sarnath.

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
Arunachal Pradesh Lady's Slipper Cypripedioideae, Pinkslipper
Assam Kopou phul Rhynchostylis retusa কপৌফুল
Bihar Orchid Tree (Kachnar) Bauhinia variegata Bauhinia variegata (25219815170)
Chhattisgarh Lady's Slipper Rhynchostylis gigantea (2)
Goa Red Jasmine Plumeria rubra Fleurs de Frangipanier (Île de la Réunion) (4125134278)
Gujarat African Marigold Tagetes erecta[2] Tagetes x erecta1
Haryana Lotus Nelumbo nucifera Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)
Himachal Pradesh Pink rhododendron[3][4] Rhododendron campanulatum Rhododendron campanulatum AJTJ
Jammu and Kashmir Common rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron ponticum 2
Jharkhand Palash Butea monosperma STS 001 Butea monosperma
Karnataka Lotus Nelumbo nucifera Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)
Kerala Golden shower tree Cassia fistula Cassia-fistula
Madhya Pradesh Lilium candidum Lilium candidum 01-Lilium candidum madonna lily
Maharashtra Jarul[5] Lagerstroemia speciosa[6] Jarul
Manipur Siroi lily Lilium mackliniae Siroi Lily
Meghalaya Lady's slipper Cypripedioideae Pinkslipper
Mizoram Red Vanda Renanthera imschootiana Renanthera imschootiana 01
Nagaland Rhododendron Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreum 2009
Odisha Ashoka[7][8] Saraca asoca Sita-Ashok (Saraca asoca) flowers in Kolkata W IMG 4146
Punjab Gladiolus Gladiolus grandiflorus Acidanthera[9]
Rajasthan Rohira Tecomella undulata Tecomella leaf
Sikkim Noble orchid Cymbidium goeringii Cymbidium goeringii 'Setsuzan'
Tamil Nadu Glory lily Gloriosa superba Gloriosa rothschildiana 01
Telangana Ranawara Senna auriculata Ranawara or Avaram- Senna auriculata at Sindhrot near Vadodara, Gujrat Pix 044
Tripura Nag Kesar Mesua ferrea Mesua ferrea
Uttar Pradesh Palash[10][11] Butea monosperma STS 001 Butea monosperma
Uttarakhand Brahma Kamal Saussurea obvallata Brahmakamal Kaluvinayak Chamoli Uttarakhand 2014-08-23
West Bengal Night-flowering Jasmine Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Flower & flower buds I IMG 2257
Union territory Common name Scientific name Image
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman Pyinma[12][13] Lagerstroemia hypoleuca Phalaenopsis speciosa 1
Chandigarh Palash[14] Butea monosperma Palash Tree
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Not Designated
Daman and Diu Not Designated
Delhi Alfalfa Medicago sativa Luzerne Rose
Lakshadweep Neelakurinji Strobilanthes kunthiana Kurinji Flowers
Puducherry Cannonball tree's flower Couroupita guianensis Cannonballtree2

See also

References

  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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List of Indian state animals

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 theUnion territories come under the jurisdiction of the Central Government. As most of the other countries India too has a national emblem—the Lion Capital of Sarnath.

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. A list of state animals of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all State characters and seals.

List of Indian state birds

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 with most of the other countries India, has a national emblem—the Lion Capital of Sarnath.

Apart from India's national emblem, each of its states and union territories have their own seals and symbols which include animals, birds, trees, flowers, etc. A list of state birds of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all state characters and seals.

List of Indian state emblems

India is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 29 states and 7 union territories. Most of the states and union territories of India have their own state emblem, seal or coat of arms which are used as official governmental symbol, while six states and four union territories use the National Emblem of India as their official governmental seal.

List of Indian state trees

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 the 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 of Sarnath.

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. A list of state trees of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all State characters and seals.

List of symbols of Indian states and territories

This is a list of the symbols of the states and union territories of India. Each state and union territory has a unique set of official symbols, usually a local animal, a bird, a flower, a tree and an emblem. A second animal (fish, butterfly, reptile) sometimes appears, as do fruits and other plants, and there are some state songs and flags.

Lists of Indian state symbols

The following are lists of Indian state symbols as recognized by the state legislatures or tradition.

List of symbols of Indian states and territories

List of Indian state emblems

List of Indian state animals

List of Indian state birds

List of Indian state flowers

List of Indian state trees

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