There are many flowers that we see and do not know much about, The magnolia flower is not only one of them, but one of the oldest flowers in the world. It has beautiful meanings and a fragrant smell that you will not forget easily.
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What is the magnolia flower and what is the reason for its name?
Many believe that the magnolia flower was the first plant that evolved on Earth. This plant was found in fossil remains about 100 million years ago. Magnolias have been loved since ancient times for their many varieties and species, which are elegant and fragrant.
Magnolias do not grow on stems or small bushes like most other types of flowers. But it grows on trees, It has three petals with a distinctive fragrant smell. Although they are white, they can appear pink, yellow, or purple.
Magnolia flowers have been used since ancient times in traditional medicine. It was believed to help treat:
- chest congestion;
- Runny nose.
- Lung problems.
- Muscle relaxation.
- Gastrointestinal disorders.
It was named after the French botanist, Pepper Magnole. Which helped scientists to know that there are families of plants, not just species.
Magnolia flower meanings
The meaning of the magnolia depends on its color and the prevailing culture among those who exchange it. Magnolias usually symbolize the feminine side, dignity and purity.
Magnolias are usually given as a gift from men to women. There are several other explanations for it. For example:
- In the Victorian era, Sending these flowers was a way of exchanging messages between lovers, It symbolizes nobility and dignity.
- As for China, The magnolia symbolizes gentleness, softness and the feminine side.
- In South America magnolia is seen in wedding bouquets because it reflects the purity and nobility of the bride.
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