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Flowers of Kerala

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Flowers Kerala

Because of a good monsoon and a tropical climate, Kerala is very suitable for growing flowers. Due to the fine climate, many species of flowering plants are growing naturally. Most of the flowers of Kerala (Flowers Kerala) are grown in home gardens and some are found in forest areas.  Many of them are growing in different climates.

Flowers of Kerala – Photo

Featured image is Cassia fistula or the golden shower tree is the state flower of Kerala in India. In Kerala, Golden Rain Flower is known as Kanikkonna.

Mostly flowers are using for prayers and other spiritual worship, decoration and preparing Ayurveda medicines. Poovu, Pushpam are the words for flower in Malayalam. Here are some of the common Flowers of Kerala.

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Lotus – Nelumbo Nucifera (Thamara) – National Flower of India
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Thumba Poovu – Leucas Zeylanica – Onam Festival Flower of Kerala
Kerala Hibiscus Flower
Hibiscus – Chembarathi Poovu
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West Indian Jasmine – Chethi Poovu

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Water Lily – Ambal Poovu
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Golden Trumpet – Manja Kolambi Poovu
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Lantana Flower – Kongini Poovu
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White Clitoria Ternatea – Sanghu Pushpam
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Asian Pigeon wings – Neela Sanghu Pushpam

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A graphic designer by profession, having found a hobby in photography, in this blog I share my photographs along with a little information on it.

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A graphic designer by profession, having found a hobby in photography, in this blog I share my photographs along with a little information on it.

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