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New Stamps from Israel

Aromatic Plants Frankincense-A genus (Boswellia) of the Burseraceae family that includes a number of tree and bush species from which the resin used for the incense called frankincense is derived. The resin is collected in containers after puncturing the bark … Continue reading

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Vanuatu Released Stamps on Flowering Plants

Strelitziaceae is a family of flowering plants that are very similar in appearance and growth habit to members of the related family Heliconiaceae. Vanuatu Post has chosen Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise) to join threeHeliconias – Heliconia psittacorum, Heliconia rostrataand Heliconia caribaea var. in these … Continue reading

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