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ASIA AND MEEADLE EAST NATIONAL FLOWERS- PART II August 21, 2009

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IRAN

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National flower the tulip

158px-Flag_of_Iraq.svgIRAK

National flower the rose

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145px-Flag_of_Israel.svgISRAEL

National flower the cyclamen

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JAPAN

They have two national flower.

cherry blossom is a popular one images (4).

The imperial national flower is the chrysantemum.


THE CHRYSANTHEMUM

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First was cultivated in China as a flowering herb.

The flower was brought to Japan in the 8th century and the Emperor adopted the flower as his official seal. There is a Festival of Happiness in Japan to celebrate the flower. The flowers occurs in various forms and can be daisy like. It has several used as a tea and in gastronomy-see chrysanthemum. It is also a natural source of insecticide . You can have pyrenthrius from their seeds.Reduce indoors pollution and has medicine used.

250px-Flag_of_Jordan.svg JORDAN

National flower is the black iris

180px-BlacIris BLACK IRIS

It´s an herbaceous perennial with creeping rhizomes. Leaves grayish green to 70 Cm long. Flowering stems 25-50 Cm hollow. Flowers reddish violet to very dark violet . Bloom in June to July – growing in meadows,strum sides, hill sides and forest.

210px-Flag_of_Kazakhstan.svg KAZAKHSTAN

There is no national flower.

210px-Flag_of_Kuwait.svg KUWAIT

National flowers is the rhanterium epapposum

RHANTERIUM EPAPPOSUMimages (6)

It´s a plant of the asteraceae family native to the deserts of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait where it´s known locally as arfaj . This plant consists of a complicated network of branches with small leaves and bright yellow flowers.

250px-Flag_of_Kyrgyzstan.svg KYRGYSTAN

There is no national flower.

250px-Flag_of_Maldives.svg MALDIVES

National flower pink rose

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MALAYSIA

National flower the hibiscus

180px-Red_Hibiscus_in_Chennai_during_SpringHIBISCUS

Leaves are alternate, simple ovate to lanceolate, often with a toothed or lobed margin. Flowers are large trumpet -shaped, with five or more petals. The fruit is a dry five-lobed cpsule,containing several seeds in each lobe. It

is used in gastronomy. see hibiscus
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LAOS

National flower is the plumeria

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Posses poisonous milk sap. It´s a small genus of 7-8 species native to tropical and subtropical areas. Are deciduous shrubs and trees. Flowers are fragrant at height, they don´t have nectar, simple dupe their pollination. Are easy to propagate by taking cutting of leafless stem in spring and allowing them to dry at the base before inserting into soil. In Laos they call it champa.

 

 
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