National, Native and Popular Flower of Indonesia
National Flower of Indonesia
For a pretty long span of time there was no national flower in Indonesian commoner dictionary, but the 5th June 1990 changed the history and made another record for one country having three national flowers. Yes, it was the day when to honor the world environment day, the government of Indonesia officially declared Moon Orchid (Phalaenopsis Amabilis), Melati (Jasminum Sambac) and Rafflesia (Rafflesia Arnoldi Indonesia), as the national flowers of the country.
Each of the flowers is blessed with its own qualities-The Moon Orchid is one of the longest blooming orchids, where as Jasminum Sambac which symbolizes the beauty of a girl, is commonly used in religious or cultural ceremony especially in Java and Bali and on the other hand Rafflesia is noted for producing the largest individual flower on earth.
Other Native and Popular Flowers of Indonesia
The vegetation found in Indonesia is typical of the tropics. There are approximately 40,000 species of flowering plants, including 5,000 species of orchids. Among the most notable native plants is the Rafflesia Arnoldi. while some other popular flowers grown on the land are Gladiolus, Chrysanthemum, Aster, Gerbera, Dahlia, Anthurium, Polyanthus tuberose, Lilies, Rose, Lavenders, Eucalyptus deglupta and Amorphophallus titanum
Giving flowers to express greetings is very common in Indonesia and in order to build respect and love for the Indonesian flora and fauna, the government has declared November 5th as the national love flora and fauna day.
Online Florists Indonesia
A few of the major online florists who cater to Indonesia are Indobunga and Indoflorist, Indoflorist is a Jakarta, Indonesian-based internet florist company, which has been running since November 1999. For a list of Indonesia florists who do business online, please visit our page on Online Florists in Indonesia.
Send Flowers to Indonesia
The Flower Expert has arrived at a few parameters on which florists can be compared so that the customers can select a good florist who suits their needs. You can go through the comparative analysis of the top florists presented in this table. This comprehensive table will help you decide which florist gives the best service when you want to send flowers to Indonesia.
Facts about Indonesia
- Indonesia is situated in Southeast Asia, in the Malay Archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Oceans. It is in a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes from Indian Ocean to Pacific Ocean.
- Indonesia is the largest archipelago of the world of more than 13,000 islands with a total coastline of 81,000 kilometers.
- With a population of 190 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation of the world after China, India and the United States.
- Out of ten, three largest islands of the world are found in Indonesia on the other hand, out Of the 17, 508 islands that make up Indonesia, only 6,000 are inhabited.