Unicode Character "❁" (U+2741)

The character (Eight Petalled Outlined Black Florette) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2741. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ❁.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Eight Petalled Outlined Black Florette
Unicode Codepoint U+2741
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2741 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❁
HTML (hex) ❁
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%81
CSS \002741
JavaScript, JSON \u2741
C, C++, Java \u2741
Python \u2741
Rust \u{2741}
Ruby \u2741

How to type "❁"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 4 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 4 1. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x81
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2741
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002741