Malaysia issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 09 Apr 2009.
50 sen – Historic City of Straits of Malacca (World Heritage Site 2008)
50 sen – Taman Kinabalu, Sabah (World Heritage Site 2000)-First national Parks of Malaysia built in 1964. It is Malaysia’s First UNESCO Heritage sites. It is surrounded by Mount Kinabalu -the highest mountain on the Island of Borneo. This park is home to 4,500 species of Flora and Fauna including 326 Bird species.
50 sen – George Town, Penang (World Heritage Site 2008)
50 sen – Taman Negara Mulu, Sarawak – Mulu National Park has one of the largest known Caves in the World.
Viticulture is a branch of horticulture. It is cultivation and harvesting of Grapes. Portugal issued a miniature of four stamps on PotugueseViticulture. It features Grapes and Vineyards. It was issued on 15 Oct 2004.
Odd Shaped Stamps on Fruits and Vegetables- Great Britain 2003
Great Britain issued a set of 10 Stamps in odd shapes on Fruits and Vegetables.All were First Class Mail stamps sold for 27 Pence each. Fruits and Vegetables featured on stamps are Strawberry ,Potato , Apple ,Red Pepper , Pear , Orange , Tomato , Lemon ,Brussels Sprout/Cabbage, Aubergine/Egg Plant.
USA issued a 5 cent definitive stamp on Pinot Noir Grapes on 24 Feb 2017 in sheets of 20 stamps.
Two clusters of deep purple Pinor noir grapes are depicted growing on vines among several green leaves on stamps designed by Derry Noyes. Grapes have been grown for thousands of years and can be eaten as table fruit,dried to produce raisins or crushed to produce Wine and Juice. The Pinot noir grape can produce one of the most highly prized and elegant wines in the World.
Burgundy in France was earlier home to this variety but now grown in Northern California ,Oregon and New York.
USA issued a 10 cent Definitive stamp on Red Pears on 23 Mar 2017.It was issued in sheets of 20 stamps.
Pears are one of world’s oldest cultivated fruits .They grow on medium sized,long lived ,flowering trees that generally bear fruits from fourth to sixth year onwards. A large number of varieties green,red,yellow and brown are grown throughout the World. Due to spontaneous mutation process a green pear bearing tree may surprise with red pears on a stock branch.Red pears otherwise are hybridised or are a result of crossbreeding of different varieties.These low calorie fruits are agood source of Fiber,Potassium and Vitamin C.
The Pair of Red Pears stamp has been designed by Derry Noyes.