National Flower Series – Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Plumeria Rubra or Dok Champa)
Dok Champa, also known as frangipani or plumeria rubra or 缅栀花(鸡蛋花), is the national flower of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (“Laos”). The trees are considered sacred and… Read the rest
National Flower Series – Papua New Guinea (Dendrobium Lasianthera or Sepik Blue – unofficial)
As at to date, Papua New Guinea (“PNG”) do not have any official national flower.
However, Dendrobium lasianthera or Sepik Blue orchid were unofficially deemed to
National flower series – Malaysia – Hibiscus rosa-sinesis
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is the national flower of Malaysia, called Bunga Raya in Malay. Introduced into the Malay Peninsula in the 12th century, it was nominated as the national flower in the year… Read the rest
National Flower Series – Thailand – Cassia Fistula
Cassia fistula,(腊肠树) is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand’s national flower. It is believed that the the flowers’ yellow color were being associated with the color of Buddhism… Read the rest
I just discovered there are people selling “Sayur Paku” in Singapore (Tuesday and Friday in Geylang Serai Wet Market).
I miss these wild ferns that are abundant when I was in East Malaysia donkey years ago. We will go to… Read the rest