Plants of the world on postage stamps

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Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1620 on: February 26, 2024, 08:15:26 AM »
Euryale ferox, Prickly Water Lily

A stamp issued by the USSR in 1984 in a series named
AQUATIC FLOWERS

Euryale ferox is mentioned in
 THE AQUATICS AND THEIR CULTIVATION IN MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATES by Gianluca Corazza
 THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN number 8 Spring 1997

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1621 on: February 27, 2024, 07:07:48 AM »
Nymphoides peltata, Fringed Water Lily, Yellow Floating Heart

A stamp issued by the USSR in 1984 in a series named
AQUATIC FLOWERS

I even have a photo of this plant which I took at the Small Prespa Lake.

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1622 on: February 28, 2024, 08:02:55 AM »
Rosa acicularis, Prickly Wild Rose 

A stamp issued by the USSR in 1985 in a series named
PLANTS OF SIBERIA
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1623 on: February 29, 2024, 09:18:17 AM »

Tulipa schrenkii, synonym Tulipa suaveolens 

A stamp issued by the USSR in 1986 in a series named
PLANTS OF THE RUSSIAN STEPPES
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1624 on: March 05, 2024, 08:42:33 AM »
Iris pumila, Dwarf iris

A stamp issued by the USSR in 1986 in a series named
PLANTS OF THE RUSSIAN STEPPES

Iris pumila is mentioned several times in THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN
I chose to read
GARDENING IN THE SHADE OF THE PYRAMID
By Duncan Thomas
THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN number 49 July 2007
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1625 on: March 11, 2024, 08:51:22 AM »
Lilium ‘African Queen’ 
A stamp issued by the USSR in 1989 in a series named LILIES

To read about Lilies and other bulbs read
THE SEASONAL JOYS OF GROWING BULBS
By Gloria Leinbach
THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN  number 100 April 2020
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1626 on: March 12, 2024, 07:02:38 AM »
A stamp issued by the USSR in 1990 in a series named
NATURE CONSERVATION
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1627 on: March 13, 2024, 07:29:44 AM »
Orchis purpura
A stamp issued by Hungary in 1987

This plant is mentioned in several issues of
THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN
I chose
THE PLEASURES OF A WATERWISE GARDEN
 By Carole Cross
THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN number 60 April 2010

For photographs of some of the plants in this garden, see
 THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN SOCIETY website
http://www.mediterraneangardensocietyarchive.org/60-wise.html
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1628 on: March 14, 2024, 07:52:28 AM »
Salvia bucharica
A stamp issued by Uzbekistan in 1993
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1629 on: March 15, 2024, 07:31:46 AM »
Dianthus uzbekistanicus
A stamp issued by Uzbekistan in 1993
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1630 on: March 16, 2024, 09:00:29 AM »
Himantoglossum hircinum
A stamp issued by Hungary in 1987

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1631 on: March 17, 2024, 06:59:58 AM »
A stamp,1. 50 ZL, issued by Poland in 1974
In a series named FLOWERS
 To celebrate
THE INTERNATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION SOCPHILEX IV
In Katowice
Designed by H. Matuszewska
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1632 on: March 18, 2024, 07:03:57 AM »
A stamp issued by Poland in 1965
Cypripedium hibridum
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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1633 on: March 19, 2024, 07:28:03 AM »
Amaryllis belladonna
A stamp issued by Benin in 1995

Amaryllis belladonna is mentioned in
 MEDITERRANEAN GARDENING ASSOCIATION PORTUGAL:
AUTUMN FAIR 2021
By Burford Hurry

 THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN number 107 January 2022

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1634 on: March 20, 2024, 08:58:25 AM »
Cypripedium calceolus
A stamp issued by Hungary in 1987

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