Kashmir is not only famous for its beauty but also for the sweetness of its languague. Here are some of the most popular Kashmiri Flower Names!
Kashmir is called ‘paradise on earth‘, thanks to its snow-clad mountains, sublime beauty, and rich flora & fauna. Not just the place, but also the Kashmiri language, spoken by the locals, is an interesting amalgam of Sanskrit and Persian. If you too would like to know more about the languague, here is a list of some popular Kashmiri Flower Names!
Popular Kashmiri Flower Names
Kashmiri Name: Sumbal
Coming in a multitude of shades, the starry flowers with curved petals appear in dense clusters.
Kashmiri Name: Yemberzal
White and yellow flowers with mesmerizing fragrance are the pride of snowy valleys of Kashmir.
Kashmiri Name: Sadabahaar
Pink, white, and lavender periwinkles are exquisite fillers for the ground beds.
4. Kashmiri Rose
Kashmiri Name: Kashmiri Gulaab
Its cashmere textural flowers, with soothing fragrance, are prized all across the country.
5. Kashmir Iris
Kashmiri Name: Safed Mazarmond
Appearing in blue, lilac, and lavender shades, Kashmir iris twofold the beauty of the valley.
6. Himalayan Indigo
Kashmiri Name: Kshudrakshupabhedaha / Kanhchu
Coming in elegant shades of pink, purple, and lilac, it repeatedly blooms from summer to fall.
Kashmiri Name: Hee Posh
Thanks to the delightful fragrance of Jasmine, it is extensively used in attar and perfumery.
Kashmiri Name: Jaffer
Ranging from red, yellow, to orange, marigold is widely used in Indian cultural function decorations.
Kashmiri Name: Gule Aftab / Gule Akhtab
Mirroring the movements of the sun, sunflowers bring instant gratification in the landscape.
Kashmiri Name: Sagangur
Belladonna features bell-shaped drooping blooms that are highly toxic.
Kashmiri Name: Handri
Appearing solitary on the stalks, its flower head is formed of a set of the ray florets.
Kashmiri Name: Brimposh
Gracefully growing in the lakes of the Kashmir, Nilofer features white petals with yellow stamens.
Kashmiri Name: Andusurun
The flower features five rounded petals that are initially white but eventually turn yellow.
Kashmiri Name: Kang Posh
Thanks to the flavorful yellowish stigma of this flower, it is used as a condiment in kitchens.
Kashmiri Name: Pamposh
The state flower of Jammu & Kashmir, lotus features velvety petals with an intrigue floral pattern.
Kashmiri Name: Sotsal
Mallow appears in a delightful shade of pink and is underlined with dark stripes.
Kashmiri Name: Saza Posh
Coming in an array of colors, the cup-like flowers look spectacular on the long spikes.
18. Guelder Rose
Kashmiri Name: Dastaar Posh
The Snow-white flowers add a touch of elegance to the landscape.
Kashmiri Name: Mawalin
Chiefly cultivated for culinary uses, the plant bears clustered flowers during summer and fall.
Kashmiri Name: Daturea
Bell-shaped flower in white to lavender color grows solitary on the leaf axile during summers.