Beautiful Flowers Form Various Parts of India
We all are flower lovers in small or big way. Some maintain garden to grow their favorite flowers or some get them ordered daily to decorate their home or to offer prayers to God. Interestingly, the role of flowers is a constant one from our birth till death. People congratulate each other on baby birth and also decorate the death bed with flowers to pay respect to the departed soul. Talking of flora population of our country, there are many famous flowers in India and many tourist attractions to some places are due to the presence of some species of flowers. To know some of the best known flowers of our India, you must read below:
Sacred Tree: Generally, this Sacred Tree is known as the flame of the forest due to its strikingly deep flaming red color. People from many other countries have come here to find this flower due to its unique ability of soothing from various physical disorders like epilepsy, eye disease, gout, or fever. The color of this flower is enough to provoke love in someone’s heart.
Plumeria: The color of this flower is white with some patches of yellow at the center and India is famous for housing this sweet fragrant flower. You must have seen models on screen with such flower as an ear-piece. This is perhaps one of the most expensive flowers due to its beauty and fragrance. They may look very pale and soft but it is one of the toughest flowers to surpass blazing heat or cold nights.
Jasmine: Jasmine not only have the best fragrance but also some amazing effect on distressed and anxious souls. I guess you all of heard of the jasmine tea? Petals of this flowers are dried and then mixed with tea leaves for a soothing effect. This flower is mostly used in garlands all over South India. Women love to embellish their bun with jasmine flowers.
Brahma Kamal: Saussurea obvallata is the English name to this flower that is native to our Himalayan range. In Hindu scriptures and mythology we find the mention of Lord Brahma who is God of all Gods we have. We are familiar to Lord Brahma holding one Lotus flower in one of his hands and this white colored lotus flower is Brahma Kamal. There are many stories and fables surrounding this flower but this flower is locally very useful for preparing medicines. In recent times, there has been a lack in its population owing to rising need for curbing various diseases.
Royal Poinciana: Well, this is not exactly a flowering plant but it is a tree with ornamental leaves. The flowers of this tree is known to be gulmohur, gul meaning flower and mohr meaning peacock. The shape of this flower looks something like a peacock with raised feathers. This tree is seen in many other countries like Bangladesh, Australia, Brazil, etc. As per the famous belief in Kerala, when Jesus was crucified, a small royal Poinciana tree was near him and his blood fell on its flowers and that has rendered this blood red color to the flowers.