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 #1650 on: May 07, 2024, 11:12:49 AM »
Althea rosea and Papilio memnon

A stamp issued by Laos in 1988 in a series named Butterflies and Flowers
for the International Stamp Exhibition ‘Finlandia 88’

And, as a bonus, a stamp depicting Althaea from Yugoslavia
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1651 on: May 08, 2024, 07:56:23 AM »
Rhododendron mucronulatum
A stamp issued by North Korea in 1992
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1652 on: May 09, 2024, 06:41:22 AM »
Narcissus pseudonarcissus
A stamp Issued by North Korea in 1989
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1653 on: May 11, 2024, 06:00:38 AM »
Rhododendron obtusum
A stamp issued by North Korea in 1989

And a couple of photos of Rhododendron obtusum taken in the Royal Botanic Garden, Madrid

MGS member
Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1654 on: May 13, 2024, 06:42:49 AM »

Cassia fistula and Danaus chrysippus

A stamp issued by Laos in 1988 in a series named Butterflies and Flowers
for the International Stamp Exhibition ‘Finlandia 88’

And a stamp issued by Cuba in 1967
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1655 on: May 15, 2024, 06:05:38 AM »
Dahlia coccinea and Limenitis trivena

A stamp issued by Laos in 1988 in a series named Butterflies and Flowers
for the International Stamp Exhibition ‘Finlandia 88’

Also a stamp featuring Dahlia hybrida issued by Romania in 1964
MGS member
Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Plants of the world on postage stamps
« Reply #1656 on: May 17, 2024, 08:14:57 AM »
Brassocattleya cliftonii
A stamp issued by Benin in 1999
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care