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National Flowers

Many countries across the world have flowers - which are either native to their areas; have historical significance; been utilised because of public vote or opinion - designated as their National Floral Emblem or Flower.

These flowers emblems are utilised to represent the country in a number of different ways both actual or stylised versions including on official documents, countries days of mourning or celebration and country representation including sporting.

There are also a number of countries which have flowers associated with them but the flower is not officially designated the countries national flower. Examples of which are Japan - Cherry Blossom, China - Peonies or the Netherlands - Tulip.

Many countries also have flowers which represent specific areas or regions of countries like Australia, USA and Canada with individual State Floral Emblems or Flowers - For Australian Floral Emblems click on Link