Rhododendron, Lali Gurash, National flower of Nepal

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The National flower of Nepal, Lali Gurash is one of the most beautiful species of Rhododendron. Found in hilly region of Nepal, it paints the hill red during the blooming season.

Apart from it’s beauty, the flower is edible and can be made into delicious juice, wine and pickles.

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Apart from being the national flower of Nepal, the flower is also used as National emblems in parts of world like USA, India, and Pakistan. 

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The flower is also used in the Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 currency notes of Nepal:

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