The present Doodle celebrates the Independence Day of the nation frequently called the passage to South America: Colombia. On this day in 1810, inhabitants of Bogotá called for opportunity from Spanish guideline. This critical occasion brought about a transitory freedom that helped prepare for Colombia’s possible lasting power.
Highlighted in the present Doodle work of art is Colombia’s national blossom, the Cattleya trianae. Additionally referred to in Spanish as the Flor de Mayo (May Flower), the Cattleya trianae orchid generally develops all through the cloud backwoods of the Colombian Andes.
Colombia is home to as much as 4,000 extraordinary types of orchid, more than some other nation on the planet, and the Cattleya trianae is among 1,500 assortments that can’t be found anyplace else on the planet. Named after Colombian botanist José Jerónimo Triana, the Cattleya trianae was picked as the nation’s national bloom in 1936 because of its red, blue, and yellow shading, equivalent to the stripes of Colombia’s banner.
¡Feliz Día de la Independencia, Colombia! Happy Independence Day!