Popular Flowers Names in Sanskrit

Last Updated: 18.10.2023
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Here are some Popular Flowers Names in Sanskrit that’ll help you know more about them other than their magnificent display of colors!

In our series of famous names, we bring you some magnificent blossoms this time! Sanskrit is one of the oldest languages in India and holds tremendous importance in the culture. Here is an exclusive list of some Popular Flowers Names in Sanskrit, which is going to help you give you more insight into the language!

Check out our article on popular fruits names in Sanskrit here.

Popular Flowers Names in Sanskrit

1. Tulip (Kand Pushp)

Flowers Names in Sanskrit

Sanskrit Name: Kand Pushpam

Coming in a wide array of colors, the tulip is a cup-shaped flower with three petals and sepals.

2. Sunflower (Surajmukhi)

Sanskrit Name: Suryakanti / Divakarah

Sunflowers are admired for their heliotropism or sun-tracking nature.

3. Rose (Gulab)

Sanskrit Name: Paatalam

Velvety petals of rose emit charismatic fragrance in surroundings are the pride of every Indian garden.

4. Flame-of-the-Forest (Palash)

Sanskrit Name: Kinshuk / Dhaak

The orange-hued petals with a beak-like keel pattern look fascinating even from far.

5. Marigold (Genda)

Sanskrit Name: Gandhpushpam 

Releasing a strong scent, the pompom shaped marigold offers a great accent to borders and hedges.

6. Common Jasmine (Chameli)

Sanskrit Name: Navmallika / Jatipushpam

The intoxicating fragrance of jasmine can make anyone fall for it!

7. Coral Jasmine (Harsingar)

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Sanskrit Name: Parijatam

The fragrant white flowers of coral Jasmine unfurl during dusk and fall out as the sun emerges.

8. Hibiscus (Gudhal)

Sanskrit Name: Japapushpa / Ondrapushpam

Available in a range of colors, the five-petals merging on a pronounced stamen look stunning.

9. Lotus (Kamal)

Sanskrit Name: Sahastpattram / Uttpalam / Punnddarika

The waxy petals are arranged in a distinctive pattern that stands atop an airy stem and floating leaves.

10. Oleander (Kaner)

Sanskrit Name: Karavirah

Rising in a dense cluster, the funnel-shaped blossoms of oleander bloom from summer till the fall.

11. Sandal (Chandan)

Sanskrit Name: Shrikhandam / Chandanam

Its flowers appear in purple, red, and green to violet shades popular for its aromatic wood.

12. Rain Lily (Lily)

Sanskrit Name: Yuthica

With its parading of multi-colors, lily ranks fourth in the list of most popular flowers.

13. Dahlia (Surya Mukhi)

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Sanskrit Name: Daliyapushp

It comes in all shades of the rainbow except the blue!

14. Common Daisy (Gulbahar)

Sanskrit Name: Bhrangraaj

Multiple disc florets merge up as its eye, while the petals are formed from the fusion of ray florets.

15. Chrysanthemum (Guladaudi)

Sanskrit Name: Hempushpati / Sevantika

This pompom flower, loaded with petals, is a group of small florets.

16. Magnolia (Champa)

Sanskrit Name: Champakam

An emblem of longevity and perseverance, magnolia emits a fragrance reminiscent of citrus-honey.

17. Narcissus (Nargis)

Sanskrit Name: Nargis Pushpam

The cup-like flowers displaying two contrast shades look great in gardens.

18. Butterfly pea (Aparajita)

Sanskrit Name: Girikarnika / Nilpushpa Aparajita

Known for its medicinal attributes, the purple flower has a unique floral pattern.

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19. Portulaca Grandiflora/ 11 O clock (Nonia)

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Sanskrit Name: Lonika

Showcasing a broad range of colors, its low growing habit makes for a great groundcover.

20. Rangoon Creeper (Madhavi lata)

Sanskrit Name: Madhumalati

Wrapped in variable shades of white, pink, or red, the flower features delightful scent and sprawling nature.

21. Blue Water Lily (Neel kamal)

Sanskrit Name: Kuvalaya / Kumudam

Its blue color is compared with the dark complexion of Hindu deity ‘Krishna,’ hence earned the name ‘Krishn Kamal.’

22. Screw Pine (Kewda / Ketaki)

Sanskrit Name: Hanilha

Known for its ancient linkage with Hinduism, the fragrance of this flower finds usage in oil and perfumery.

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