National Symbols of Thailand
The Sala Thai (Thai Pavilion) is the country’s architectural symbol and represents the skills of Thai craftsmen. Chang Thai (Thai elephant or Elephas maximus) is a symbol historically and traditionally associated with Thailand. The national plant is the Rachaphruek (Cassia fistula Linn.), in English known as the Piper Tree or Indian Laburnum.
Source: Thailand Executive Diary 2008