Flowers are an integral part of Bengali culture and are often used in weddings, religious places, festivals and special occasions. Furthermore, the names of different flowers in the Bengali language can help one understand their symbolism and significance for Bengalis and others. Also, it is important for children who are from Bengali society as it helps them to understand the flower’s name and importance in their own language.
As the names of flowers are there in every language, similarly in the Bengali language too. Yes, the names and pronunciation of flowers are subject to change.
So, in this blog post, we will cover almost all flower names in Bengali and English with flower pictures.
Bengali Flowers Names
The colours of flowers have great importance in Bengali culture, such as white and red flowers are mostly used in religious practices.
However, we will mention more than 15 flowers name in the Bengali language in the below table:
|বেলি/মল্লিকা (Beli)||Arabian Jasmine|
|সূর্যমুখী (Surjomukhi)||Sun Flower|
|পলাশ (Palash)||Bastard Teak|
|শিমুল (Shimul)||Silk cotton flower|
|সন্ধ্যামনি (Sandhyamoni)||4 o’clock flower|
|অপরাজিতা ফুল (Aparajita)||Butterfly Pea|
|জলপদ্ম (Jalpaddo)||Water Lily|
|শিউলি (Seiuli)||Night-flowering jasmine|
|কাগজ ফুল (Kagoj ful)||Bougainvillea|
Why is need to know the names of flowers in Bengali?
There can be various reasons to know the names of flowers in the Bengali Language:
- Learning Purpose: It will be helpful for the children who are from Bengali society as it will help them to understand the name of flowers and their importance in their own language.
- Cultural Significance: Flowers have cultural and religious significance in society, so it is good for one to know the names in different languages.
- Gardening: It can also be helpful for those who are interested in gardening and want to know about flower names in Bengali languages apart from other languages.
- Communication: It can help in communication with people who speak Bengali as a first language in their areas.