The scientific or botanical name of a flower depends on the specific type of flower and its species. For example, the genus for the rose is Rosa, and it belongs to the family called Rosaceae. More » Science Earth Science

The rose is the most popular flower in the world with tulips and lilies following close behind.Other popular flowers include poinsettias, carnations and irises. More »

Exotic flowers include the Dutch amaryllis, calla lily, Musa and Calathea. Other exotic flowers include the lotus, Equadorian rose, bird of paradise and Oriental lily. More »

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