A Miniature sheet on Species of Blue Poppy was issued by Bhutan on 09 Oct 2017. Meconopsis gakyidiana is the National Flower of Bhutan . Two other species were also discovered in Bhutan and named Meconopsis merakensis & Meconopsis elongata.They can be found in Merak, Sagteng and Haa regions of Bhutan. A total of 15 species of Meconopsis are now found in Bhutan.
The eight different species on which stamps issued and shown in Miniature sheet are
Meconopsis sinuata -Prain found in Nepal and Bhutan
Meconopsis bella -Pretty Blue Poppy found in Central Nepal and Southeastern Tibet.
Meconopsis bhutanica -New Species found in Bhutan
Meconopsis merakensis – Found in Bhutan
Meconopsis elongata – Found in Bhutan
Meconopsis horridula -prickly blue poppy found in Western Nepal, Western China and High altitudes of Himalayas.
Meconopsis simplicifolia– perennial in Poppy family found in Central Nepal and Southeastern Tibet.
Walnuts are part of the tree nut family. This food family includes Brazil nuts,cashews, hazelnuts ,Pecans,Pine nuts, Pistachios and Walnuts. A set of stamps on Fruits of Bhutan including Walnut was issued on 19 Jun 2017.