Malaysia-Hibiscus_rosa-sinensis

Malaysia National Flower – Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

The National Flower of Malaysia. A flower used as an expectorant in bronchitis, for general coughs, and as a refrigerant drink in fevers.

Botanical Name Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
(English) Common Names Hibiscus
Tropical Hibiscus
Rosemallow
(Malay) Common Name Bunga Raya
(Filipino) Common Name Gumamela

Hibiscus is also called “Rosemallow” according to “Asian Images” and it is also the state flower of Hawaii. The Five Principles of Nationhood is represented by the five petals of Hibiscus. It has been Malaysia’s National Flower since the 1960s, and is found throughout the country of Malaysia.


Back to: ASEAN National Flowers.

Is a self-confessed bibliophile and technophile other than being an early adopter, an avid gamer, a geek, nerd, role-player, anime otaku, and trekker.

His first online project was in 1998 when he launched the unofficial website for Ansalon MUD and his own community forums Laibcoms.Community. By 2003 he created his work blog GM-Yukino which grew into gameshogun™, Snoworld™, and techmagus™.

His website is jcsesecuneta.com and 1way.faith. He also owns Clean Real Food, YourOnly.One, Adorable & Beautiful, and other online properties.

CC BY-SA 4.0 Malaysia National Flower – Hibiscus rosa-sinensis by Yuki is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at Legal Notice.

Comment(s) via

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...
Skip to toolbar