State Bird and Flower of  Iowa – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flower of  Iowa – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination.

State Bird – Eastern Goldfinch designated as State Bird in 1933. It is also called American Goldfinch or Wild Canary. Male is bright yellow with black wings females have an olive-yellow body and dark brown tail and wings

State Flower- Wild Rose. It was designated as the state flower in 1897. Wild Prairie rose is generally cited as the state flower

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows IOWA as the Plains States of USA.

USA BIRDS IOWA
USA 1982- STATE BIRD AND FLOWER -IOWA
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State Bird and Flowers of  Georgia – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of  Georgia – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination.

Georgia – State Bird – Brown Thrasher. It was adopted as the official state bird in 1935 and by the Georgia State legislature in 1970.

State Flower- Cherokee Rose was adopted as the official state flower in 1916. It derives its name from Cherokee Native American Tribe.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Georgia as the Southeast State of USA.

USA BIRDS GEORGIA

Garden Flowers on Stamps – USA 1994.

Garden Flowers on Stamps – USA 1994.

The USA issued a set of five stamps on Garden Flowers on 28 Apr 1994. All stamps were of 29 Cent denomination. The flowers featured are Lily, Zinnia, Gladiola and Rose.

USA 29C 4V FLOWERS
USA 1994 – GARDEN FLOWERS.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens – Stamps of Australia -1989.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens – Stamps of Australia -1989.

Australia issued a 10 dollar stamp in the Gardens of Australia Series on 12 Apr 1989. The stamp features the Adelaide Botanic Garden. The first day cover from Adelaide is listed. It is 51 Hectare Public Park containing Australia’s finest plant collection. It was opened in 1857 and entry is free. Other attractions in the Park include The Palm House built in 1877, Santos Museum, The Amazon waterlily Pavilion.

 

AUSTRALIA ADELAIDE PARK
AUSTRALIA FDC 1989 -ADELAIDE BOTANIC GARDEN.

Forest Fruits on Stamps – Cranberry -Poland 1977.

Forest Fruits on Stamps – Cranberry -Poland 1977.

Poland issued a set of eight stamps on Forest Fruits on 17 Mar 1977. The FDCs are listed.

90 Gr– Cranberry (Print run of stamp  5,785,000)- Cranberries are native to North America and farmed over 40,000 acres. They are a favourite part of Thanksgiving celebrations, consumed as Cranberry Sauce, Drinks and dried cranberries added to stuffings and desserts. Cranberries are sometimes referred as a super food due to its high nutrient value and antioxidants content.

2.0 Zl- Rasberry – ( Print run 8,240,000)- Edible food from a rose family with woody stems. Used as fruit, juice, dried and to make a pie.High nutrient value, dietary fibre, high Vitamin C content, Manganese and low glycemic food index with no starch.

POLAND FDC FRUIT 2ZL
POLAND FDC 1977 -FOREST FRUITS -CRANBERRY AND RASBERRY.

Forest Fruits on Stamps – Poland 1977.

Forest Fruits on Stamps – Poland 1977.

Poland issued a set of eight stamps on Forest Fruits on 17 Mar 1977. The FDCs are listed.

4.50 Zl – Prunus Spinosa- It is called blackthorn or sloe from the rose family. the fruit is similar to plum but tart. Juice and sloe are used to make fake Port Wine, Vodka and Liqueur. (Print run of stamp  4,300,000)

6.0 Zl- Dog Rose  – Rose family. Noted for the high level of Vitamin C and is used to make tea, syrup marmalade. rich source of Vitamin C from its fruit as rose- hip syrup. Print run 3,175,000.

POLAND FDC FRUIT 6ZL
POLAND FDC 1977 -FOREST FRUITS – PRUNUS SPINOSA & DOG ROSE

 

Ginger Flowers – New Year Stamps – Thailand 2015

Ginger Flowers – New Year Stamps – Thailand 2015

Thailand issued a miniature sheet of 12 stamps in the New Year (2016) series. All stamps are of 3 Baht each. The stamps feature varieties of Ginger Flowers. The stamps were issued on 25 Nov 2015.

Top row left to right – Plateau Ginger, Ground Ginger, Malacca Alpinia, Princess Ginger, Siam Platinum, Yellow Butterfly Ginger.

Bottom row left to right -Moon Ginger, Lesser Ginger, Rose torch Ginger, Siam Tulip, Beehive Ginger, Rhynchantus.

THAILAND NEW YEAR FLOWERS
THAILANDMS 2015- NEW YEAR FLOWERS-GINGERS