Countries and their stereotypical flowers

Challenge #40 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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The Netherlands is known for their tulips, Australian is known for its Waratah. Show me a photo of a flower that is stereotypically from a country. Include in the description the name of the flower and what country it is known for.
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Night-flowering Jasmine and Bengali
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Shiuli or Shephali or Night-flowering Jasmine (Parijat, Prajakta, Nyctanthes arbor-tristis) is Official State flower of West Bengal. This flower has great significance in Bengali Culture. First of all it reminds us that Devi Durga is coming and all Bengalese(indian state of West Bengal and Bangladesh) mind and body fills with joy. Then, its very nature - blooms at night and falls from the trees as dew drops in the early dawn and fills the morning air with delicate fragrance – it symbolizes love, sacrifice blah blah! There are those zillions of poetry dedicated or related to this flower.
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Submitted: Saturday, 13th August, 2011 04:50 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 7th August, 2011
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F2.2
ISO: 200
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