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The National Flower the Venezuela is the orchid (Cattleya mossiae). This kind of orchid is also known as Flor de Mayo (May Flower). It was first discovered in the northern land in 1839 and was given the status of National Flower on 23 May 1951.

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Additional Photos by Isabel Abreu (isa) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 186 W: 24 N: 278] (1974)
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