The National Plants of Laos

Frangipani (common name: plumeria) is the national flower of Laos, where it is known as Dok Champ, meaning joy and sincerity in life. It grows into small shrubs, whose flowers are redolent with a sweet romantic fragrance. It can be seen throughout the country and is mostly used for decorating the country’s various monasteries. Commonly received as a welcoming gesture is a string of yellow and white plumeria flowers, which are to be worn around the neck. Additionally, it is used in cuisine and incense and is said to harbour medicinal properties.

鸡蛋花(plumeria)是老挝的国花,在老挝也被称为Dok Champ, 意味着喜悦和

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