It includes anteaters, sloths, several monkey species, tapirs, peccaries, spectacled bears, deer, and such large tropical rodents as agoutis, pacas, and capybaras.
What plants are in Colombia?
The Flor de Mayo Orchid is Colombia’s national flower. Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world.
Native Plants Of Colombia.
|Native Plants of Colombia||Scientific Name|
|Flor de Mayo Orchid||Cattleya trianae|
|Palma de Cera||Ceroxylon quindiuense|
|Pekea Nut Tree||Caryocar nuciferum|
|Marmalade Bush||Streptosolen jamesonii|
What plant is Colombia known for?
The orchid was selected by botanist Emilio Robledo, in representation of the Colombian Academy of History to determine the most representative flowering plant of Colombia. He described it as one of the most beautiful flowers in the world and selected Cattleya trianae as National symbol.
What animal represents Colombia?
The national animal of Colombia is the Andean condor. Take one look at the Andean condor and it’s not hard to believe that it’s one of the biggest birds of prey on the earth. It can weigh up to 25 pounds with a wingspan of 10 feet! The Andean condor was chosen as the national bird of Colombia in 1834.
What is Colombia’s national fruit?
List of national fruits
|Country||Common name||Scientific name|
|Central African Republic||Banana||Musa acuminata, Musa balbisiana, or Musa paradisiaca|
|China||Fuzzy kiwifruit||Actinidia deliciosa|
|Curuba||Passiflora mollissima (P. tarminiana and P. tripartita var. mollissima)|
What flowers are imported from Colombia?
Colombia has a varied offer of export flowers amongst which we find roses, carnations, heliconias, astromelias, chrysanthemums and anthuriums. The foliage is also part of the catalog of the country’s exports. More then 98 countries import Colombian flowers.