There are many forms of identities for each country to distinguish one from another. Cambodia also does the same and consists of 7 national symbols for flower, mammal, tree, fruit, fish, reptile and bird.
Palm Tree is a kind of plant that has widely grown in Cambodia since long time ago. Palm tree, commonly known as Borassus flabellifer in scientific name and in Khmer called “Tnaot”, is native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, including Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Lao, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
The National fruit of Cambodia is Chicken egg banana. The banana is regarded as the national fruit of Cambodia among the most other valuable plants and provides many benefits to society same as a palm tree and Rumdoul flower.
The Koupreys “Grey ox” is a little-known, forest dwelling, wild bovine species from Southeast Asia. Koupreys is a species of mammal that is identified as a symbol for the Cambodian nation and it is a rare animal in the world.
Romduol, a small yellowish-white flower, is the national flower of the Kingdom of Cambodia via the proclamation of royal decree by King Sihamoni of Cambodia in 2005. The Khmer common name is “Romduol” and it has a scientific name “Metralla mesnyi”.