National Flora and Fauna of Bhutan on stamps – 2016
A miniature sheet with four stamps was issued by Bhutan Post on 18 Oct 2016 on National Flora and Fauna of Bhutan.
The stamps are on Raven,BluePoppy, Ludlow’s Bhutan Swallowtail, Takin,Cypress.
Raven – National Bird .It represents the most powerful deities of Bhutan Jarog Dongchen.
Blue Poppy – National Flower. Blooms during spring at high altitudes of 3500 to 4000 metres.
Ludlow’s Bhutan swallowtail -National Butterfly – A rare endangered species.
Takin– National Animal- A rare mammal found at altitude of 4000 metres and above.
Cypress – National tree – grows between altitudes of 1800 to 3500 metres and is a evergreen tree which grows upto 45 metres.