Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Why each member states of ASEAN have their own National Flowers?

This tradition of having to own National Flowers is not just practise by the ASEAN member states but also all over the world. Some nations have one national flower, but other countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam has more than one national flowers.

The chosen national flowers for each nation are based on some important criterias. It may rooted from the nation's histroical background, culture and religious beliefs. The flowers can also be chosen to support and spread consciousness about environmental preservation. It is important to point out that not all national flowers are officially adopted.

The chosen flowers for each nation are then used to represent the country.