National Flower of Nicaragua


The national flower of Nicaragua the Sacuanjoche. The Sacuanjoche flower (Plumeria rubra) grows on a  type of tree that flowers around May. Sacuanjoche flowers are most fragrant at night in order to lure sphinx moths to pollinate them. The flowers have no nectar, and simply trick their pollinators.

The Sacuajoche flower is NIcaragua's national flower

Look for the Sacuajoche on your way through Nicaragua. 

The Sacuanjoche appears on the 1, 5, 10, and 25 cent banknotes.

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