Myanmar National Flower – Pterocarpus macrocarpus

The National Flower of Myanmar – Pterocarpus macrocarpus.


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Botanical Name
Pterocarpus macrocarpus
Common Names
(EN)
Burma padauk
Common Names
(Burmese)
Burma padauk
Common Names
(Vietnamese)
dáng-hương

The flower of this tree is the National Flower of Myanmar, they call it Burmese “Padauk” or “Padouk”. For the people of Myanmar, the flower represents youth, love, and romance. It is often mistaken Cassia fistula which is the national flower of Thailand.


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Summary
Myanmar National Flower - Pterocarpus indicus
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Myanmar National Flower - Pterocarpus indicus
Description
The National Flower of Burma/Myanmar, "Pterocarpus macrocarpus", known locally as Burma padauk, is a flower that represents youth, love, and romance.
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