Cuba’s symbol national flower. Butterfly flower is Cuba National Flower since 1936
During the independence war, patriotic women chose this flower to adorn their hair where they kept important clandestine messages.
Butterfly flower is native from the India eastern Himalayas region
Furthermore, Hedychium coronarium is its generic name.
In addition, the rhizome of the butterfly flower may have properties to treat diabetes as well as for other uses in medicine.
Therefore, for its pleasant fragrance and beauty, it is chosen to decorate Cuban homes.
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