Grey Kangaroo – Pre stamped Envelopes -Australia 1980

Grey Kangaroo – Pre stamped Envelopes -Australia 1980

Australia issued a set of Seven Pre stamped envelopes on Animals on 30 Apr 1980.

Grey Kangaroo – The eastern Grey Kangaroo inhabits forests and woodlands.The Grey Kangaroo belongs to the largest family of Marsupials in the World. This Kangaroo can grow up to one and a half metres and is found in eastern states of Australia. The Female is reproductive most of the year and produces one young per litter.The young one remains with the mother up to 18 months this being the longest parent off spring relationships.

Issue date  30 April 1980     PSE Envelope no 021.

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THE GREY KANGAROO- AUSTRALIA PRE STAMPED ENVELOPES 1980
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Flora of Cook’s Voyage (Correa reflexa)

Australia Pre Stamped Envelopes – Flora of Cook’s Voyage – Correa reflexa

A team of naturalists led by Joseph banks collected hundreds of plants as James Cook navigated the Endeavour along Australia’s eastern coast in 1770. Sydney Parkinson’s botanical sketches were transformed into watercolor  illustrations and engravings after expedition returned to England.

The Correa reflexa specimen was collected at the Botany Bay New South Wales  between 28 April and 5 May 1770.

Correa reflexa is sometimes referred to as Native Fuchsia, a name it shares with Epacris longiflora. Its distribution ranges from southeast South Australia, through Victoria to eastern New South Wales and continues into south-east Queensland; it includes eastern Tasmania and Kangaroo Island off South Australia.

PSE Envelope no 104        Date of Issue  12 Mar 1986.

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Flora of Cook’s Voyage (Dillenia alata)

Australia Pre Stamped Envelopes – Flora of Cook’s Voyage – Dillenia alata

A team of naturalists led by Joseph banks collected hundreds of plants as James Cook navigated the Endeavour along Australia’s eastern coast in 1770. Sydney Parkinson’s botanical sketches were transformed into watercolor  illustrations and engravings after expedition returned to England.

The Dillenia alata specimen was collected at the Endeavour River Queensland between 17 June and 4 august 1770.

Dillenia alata, commonly known as red beech or golden guinea tree, is a rain forest tree found in northern Australia, New Guinea and nearby islands. It is a medium-sized tree with reddish-brown papery bark. The leaves are 11–23 mm long and 6–13 mm wide and connected to the stem by a stem-clasping winged petiole.

PSE Envelope no 103        Date of Issue  12 Mar 1986.

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Flora of Cook’s Voyage (Hibiscus meraukensis)

Australia Pre Stamped Envelopes – Flora of Cook’s Voyage – Hibiscus meraukensis

A team of naturalists led by Joseph banks collected hundreds of plants as James Cook navigated the Endeavour along Australia’s eastern coast in 1770. Sydney Parkinson’s botanical sketches were transformed into watercolor  illustrations and engravings after expedition returned to England.

The Hibiscus meraukensis specimen was collected at either at Cape Grafton or Palm Island Queensland in early June 1770.

Hibiscus meraukensis grows in tropical areas of Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia, as well as in the islands north of Australia. It is named for the Greek word ‘hibiskos’,

PSE Envelope no 102        Date of Issue  12 Mar 1986.

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Flora of Cook’s Voyage (Banksia Serratta)

Australia Pre Stamped Envelopes – Flora of Cook’s Voyage -Banksia Serratta

A team of naturalists led by Joseph banks collected hundreds of plants as James Cook navigated the Endeavour along Australia’s eastern coast in 1770. Sydney Parkinson’s botanical sketches were transformed into watercolor  illustrations and engravings after expedition returned to England.

The Banksia specimen was collected at Botany Bay NewSouth Wales  between 28 April and 5 May 1770.

Banksia serrata commonly know as Old Man Banksia is a species of woody shrub widespread  in eastern Australia, extending from southern Queensland along the coast to Wilsons Promontory on Victoria’s south coast. There is also a population across Bass Strait in northern Tasmania.

PSE Envelope no 101        Date of Issue  12 Mar 1986.

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