What is Flora and Fauna?
The word “flora” is used to designate plant life. The word “flora” is derived from the Latin name of Flora, the goddess of plants, flowers. In Roman mythology, Flora epitomised the goddess of flowers and of the season of spring. Flora was a symbol of nature and flowers and fertility in Roman mythology.
Fauna is all of the animal life. Fauna’s name derived from “to favour, nurture,” because it was believed by the ancient Roman religion that Fauna is the goddess who nurtures all that is useful to living creatures.
Flora and fauna mean plants and animals.