The National Flower of Malaysia. A flower used as an expectorant in bronchitis, for general coughs, and as a refrigerant drink in fevers.
It is also the Official Symbol of Laos, a waxy flower with sweet scent that varies in colors. It blooms everyday and lasts for a long time, making it a good decoration in ceremonies or as a garland. The tree of the flower can also be seen near monasteric areas and is very common throughout the country of Laos.
There are three National Flowers in Indonesia, namely – Moon Orchid, Rafflesia, Sacred Jasmine.
The Mitrella mesnyi or Rumdul is the National Flower of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Rumdul is so common in Cambodia that one will hear this flower in Khmer (Cambodian) songs – Cambodian writers (stories, songs, ballads, poems) wrote songs telling of tales revolving around the Rumdul flower or about Rumdul itself, such examples are Rumdul Kraties and Rumdul Pursat.