Gloriosa Rothschildiana

Gloriosa superba is a flowering plant in the Colchicaceae family. Common names include: Malabar lily, flame lily, climbing lily, creeping lily, glory lily, gloriosa lily, tiger claw, and fire lily. The Gloriosa superba is the national flower of Zimbabwe (where it is a protected plant).

It is also the state flower of the state of Tamil Nadu in India, and the national flower of Tamil Eelam, and as such it is displayed on Maaveerar Naal Day, the day of commemoration of the Tamil Eela (or Sri Lankan Tamil) community that pays tribute to independence activists who died during the Sri Lankan civil war.

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