From Kate Middleton to Aishwarya Rai, Flowers & Plants Named After Celebrities (PHOTOS)

 
on January 20 2012 12:09 AM
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There are quite a few varieties of animals and plants species that have been named after popular celebrities across the world. From tulips, sweetpeas and roses to carnivorous plants species, a lot more have been named after royals, actors, actresses and the like.

Some famous celebrity names given to flowers include Britain’s Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Middleton, Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai, British actress Helen Mirren, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and more.

Start the slideshow to view the celebrities who have lent their names to flowers.

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