Vallaris glabra is selected as the state flower of Malacca in Malaysia

Vallaris glabra (Bread Flower, Kerak Nasi and Bunga Kesidang in Malay)

Very attractive flowers of Vallaris glabra (Bread Flower, Kerak Nasi and Bunga Kesidang in Malay), March 15 2018

Valliris glabra or Bread Flower is selected as the state flower of historical city of Malacca in Malaysia

It produces very ornamental, highly scented, large, and bisexual flowers that are white and cup-shaped.

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Cornus florida is the state tree of Virginia and state flower of North Carolina

Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood, White Dogwood Tree)

Beautiful white flowers of Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood, White Dogwood Tree), March 14 2018

It is the state tree of Virginia and state flower of North Carolina.

Flowering Dogwood has lovely flowers in spring, attractive foliage  in summer and fall as well as colourful fruits in fall.

Native Americans used it as a treatment for malaria.
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Rafflesia arnoldii was officially recognised as a national rare flower in Indonesia

Rafflesia arnoldii (Corpse Lily, Corpse Flower, Bunga Bangkai in Indonesian Language)

Rafflesia arnoldii (Corpse Lily, Corpse Flower, Bunga Bangkai in Indonesian Language) is a flowering plant noted for producing the largest individual flower on earth, March 14 2018

It has a very strong and horrible odour of decaying flesh, earning it the nickname Corpse Flower.

It was officially recognised as a national rare flower in Indonesia.
Rafflesia is the official state flower of Sabah in Malaysia, as well as for the Surat Thani Province, Thailand.

Rafflesia is an endangered or threatened genus.
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Psychotria elata is commonly known as Hot Lips Plant for the shape of its bright red bracts that resemble two luscious lips

Psychotria elata (Hooker’s Lips, Hot Lips Plants, Hot Lips, Mick Jagger’s Lips)

Beautiful vibrant red lip-shaped bracts of Psychotria elata (Hooker's Lips, Hot Lips Plants, Hot Lips, Mick Jagger's Lips), March 12 2018The plant has become internet-famous because of its flowers or rather the shape of the red bracts (modified leaves) before the flowers mature.

From these bracts tiny white, stare-shaped flowers emerge.

It is commonly known as Hooker’s Lips or the Hot Lips Plant for the shape of its bright red bracts that resemble two luscious lips.
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Passiflora singaporeana produces very attractive flowers that are yellow and tubular

Adenia macrophylla var. singaporeana (Large-leafed Adenia, Singapore Adenia)

Shiny red fruits of Passiflora singaporeana (Large-leafed Adenia, Singapore Adenia), March 11 2018Large-leafed Adenia or Singapore Adenia is a beautiful vine with simple, ornamental and shiny red fruits.

A monoecious plant that produces very attractive flowers that are yellow and tubular.
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