Assam State Flower: Kopou phul

Rhynchostylis retusa - assam state flower

Rhynchostylis gigantean or Kopou phul is orchid and is found in Hainan China, Borneo, The Philippines, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Myanmar. Their densely-packed and thin inflorescences have earned them the name of foxtail orchids. The inflorescences appear in winter.  The flowers have sweet fragrance and are white with dark red spots on them.

Bihar state Flower: Kachhnar

Phanera variegata - Bihar State Flower

Bauhinia acuminate or Kacchnar is also known as dwarf white bauhinia, snowy orchid-tree and white orchid-tree. The bi-lobed leaves are the signature of Bauhinia species. The flowers emit heady fragrance and have 8-12 petals with green stigma and flushed yellow stamens.