What flower symbolizes Philippines?
In 1934 American Governor General Frank Murphy, declared the Sampaguita (Philippine Jasmine) the national flower. Known for its heady fragrance & its delicate white petals it symbolizes purity, harmony and goodwill. Flowers speak a language of love and innocence.
What are the flowers that can only be found in the Philippines?
The Rafflesia consueloae is found only in the Philippines and so far thrives in only two sites in the Pantabangan watershed area. The Rafflesia is a parasitic plant which can reach up to 1.5 meters in diameter. As such, the world’s largest flowers naturally belong to Rafflesia.
What is the flower of Manila?
The National Flower of Philippines
The Sampaguita (Jasminum Sambac) serves as the national flower of this flowery country, while the National Leaf of the Philippines is Anahaw.
What is the biggest flower that you can find in the Philippines?
Rafflesia schadenbergiana is a parasitic plant species of the genus Rafflesia. Known as “bó-o” to the Bagobo tribe and “kolon busaw” to the Higaonon tribe of Bukidnon, it has the largest flower among the Rafflesia species found in the Philippines with a diameter ranging from 52 to 80 centimeters.