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16 Flower Names in Punjabi and English

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Flowers are an important part of everyday human life. We use them for many purposes. In this article, we will discuss the names of different flowers in the Punjabi language. This information will be helpful for many, such as international travellers who are planning to go on a trip to Punjab.

The Punjabi names of flowers have also been written in the Roman script for the ease of understanding of English readers.

Flower Names in Punjabi and English

S.No.English Flower NamePunjabi Flower Name (Roman Letters)Punjabii Flower Name (Gurumukhi Script)

1

Rose

Gulaab

ਗੁਲਾਬ

2

Sunflower

Surajmukhi

ਸੂਰਜਮੁਖੀ

3

Night-blooming Jasmine

Raat di Rani

ਰਾਤ ਦੀ ਰਾਣੀ

4

Jasmine

Chameli

ਚਮੇਲੀ

5

Marigold

Gendaa

ਗੇਂਦਾ

6

Lily

Kumud

ਕੁਮੁਦ

7

Lotus

Kamal

ਕਮਲ

8

Daisy

Gulbahaar

ਗੁਲ ਬਹਾਰ

9

Touch-me-not

Shuyi- Muyi

ਛੂਈ ਮੂਈ

10

Stramonium

Dhatoora

ਧਤੂਰਾ

11

Anemone

Ratanjot

ਰਤਨਜੋਤ

12

Magnolia

Champa

ਚੰਪਾ

13

Saffron

Kesar

ਕੇਸਰ

14

Poppy

Khaskhas

ਖਸਖਸ

15

Hibiscus

Gurhal

ਗੁੜਹਲ

16

Rooster Flower

kukkar Phull

ਕੁੱਕੜ ਫੁੱਲ

Rose

The name for the rose in Punjabi is gulaab. It is written as ਗੁਲਾਬ in Punjabi.

Sunflower

The sunflower is called surajmukhi in Punjabi. It is written as ਸੂਰਜਮੁਖੀ in Punjabi.

Night-blooming Jasmine

The Punjabi name for the night-blooming jasmine flower is raat di rani. It is written as ਰਾਤ ਦੀ ਰਾਣੀ in Punjabi.

Jasmine

The Punjabi name for jasmine is chameli. It is written as ਚਮੇਲੀ in Punjabi.

Marigold

The marigold is called gendaa in Punjabi. It is written as ਗੇਂਦਾ in Punjabi.

Lily

The name for the lily in Punjabi is kumud. It is written as ਕੁਮੁਦ in Punjabi.

Lotus

The lotus is called kamal in Punjabi. It is written as ਕਮਲ in Punjabi.

Daisy

The Punjabi name for daisy is gulbahaar. It is written as ਗੁਲਬਹਾਰ in Punjabi.

Touch-me-not

The Punjabi name for the touch-me-not flower is shuyi-muyi. It is written as ਛੂਈ ਮੂਈ in Punjabi.

Stramonium

The name for stramonium in Punjabi is dhatoora. It is written as ਧਤੂਰਾ in Punjabi.

Anemone

The anemone flower is called ratanjot in Punjabi. It is written as ਰਤਨਜੋਤ in Punjabi.

Magnolia

The name for the magnolia in Punjabi is champa. It is written as ਚੰਪਾ in Punjabi.

Saffron

The saffron flower is called kesar in Punjabi. It is written as ਕੇਸਰ in Punjabi.

Poppy

The name for the poppy in Punjabi is khaskhas. It is written as ਖਸਖਸ in Punjabi.

Hibiscus

The Punjabi name for hibiscus is gurhal. It is written as ਗੁੜਹਲ in Punjabi.

Rooster Flower

The Punjabi name for the rooster flower is kukkar phull. It is written as ਕੁਕੜ ਫੁਲ in Punjabi.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What would you call a rose in Punjabi?
    • Chameli
    • Gulaab
    • Champa
  2. What is the name for the night-blooming jasmine in Punjabi?
    • Raat di rani
    • Shuyi-muyi
    • Gulbahaar
  3. The marigold flower is called gendaa in Punjabi.
    • True
    • False
  4. The name for stramonium in Punjabi is dhatoora.
    • True
    • False
  5. The sunflower is called ................. in Punjabi.(fill in the blanks)
    • Kukkar phull
    • Surajmukhi

Answer Key

  1. Gulaab
  2. Raat di rani
  3. True
  4. True
  5. Surajmukhi

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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