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Indonesia Issued Stamps on 200 Years of Bogor Botanical Gardens

Located in downtown Bogor, West Java, the Bogor Botanical Gardens, Indonesia’s oldest and largest botanical garden, celebrated its 200th anniversary on May 18 this year.The celebration was marked by a series of activities, such as the issuance of the first-day … Continue reading

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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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Niue Released Stamps on Flora

30c – Fou (Hibiscus tiliaceus):The fou is one of the most commonly found trees in Niue, with bright yellow hibiscus flowers that turn red with age. The fou has several useful elements that are utilised in Niue. The bark of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Malaysia

International Cooperative Project on Giant Panda Date of Issue:25 February 2015 Farm Animals Date of Issue:16 February 2015 Coronation of KDYMM Sultan Johar Date of Issue:23 March 2015 Medicinal Plants Date of Issue:20 January 2015 Malaysia-Chairman of Asean 2015 Date … Continue reading

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Falkland Islands :Colour In Nature Stamp Issue

In this issue of four designs two species of bird and two plants have been selected to show a small sample of the range and intensity of colour found in the natural world of the Falkland Islands. 75p. Black Oystercatcher Haematopus … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Pitcairn Island

This stamp issue focuses on a small sample of Pitcairn taxa and shows a cross section from the very rare to the abundant: Cerbera manghas also known as the sea mango, is an evergreen coastal tree growing up 12 m tall … Continue reading

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Taiwan Issued Stamps on  Herb Plants

1. Foeniculum vulgare (NT$3.5): A perennial herbaceous plant of the family Apiaceae, it is known for its yellowish green, pinnate and finely dissected leaves. Its flowers are a delightful yellow. 2. Perilla frutescens (NT$5): A perennial herbaceous plant of the family Lamiaceae, … Continue reading

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Belgium Issued Stamps on Unusual Flora : Plants of the Botanical Garden of Meise

Belgium has issued a sheet of 5 stamps under the series “Unusual flora” featuring some plants of the Botanical Garden of Meise. The plants featured on stamps are: Titan arum (Amorphophallus), Pebble plant (Lithops), Monkey cups (Nepenthes), Ant-house plant(Myrmecodia) and Jade wine (Strongylodon).The Botanical Garden of Meise is one of … Continue reading

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Belarus Issued Stamps on Edible Mushrooms

Belarus has issued a set of 4 stamps on Edible mushrooms.The stamps feature Lactarius torminosus, Hydnum repandum, Cantharellus cinereus and Rozites caperatus. Lactarius torminosus, commonly known as the woolly milkcap or the bearded milkcap, is a large agaric fungus. A common and widely distributed … Continue reading

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New Uruguayan Stamp on International Year of Quinoa (IYQ)

Correo Uruguayo issued a stamp celebrating the declaration of the year 2013 as \”International Year of Quinoa\” (IYQ) in recognition of the Andean people who have maintained, controlled, protected and preserved quinoa as food for present and future generations thanks … Continue reading

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