Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

5 Nu – Aquilegia nivalis – Also known as Snow Columbine with deep purple flowers. Found in Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir in India.

6 Nu – Geranium Wallichianum – Himalayan /Flower of India with rose pink or red-purple flowers

7 Nu – Rhododendron Campanulatum – Bell Rhododendron is wild species of Rhododendron found in Himalayan Alpine regions of Northern India, Nepal and Bhutan. Beautiful bell-shaped flowers are pale-mauve or rosy-purple.

9 Nu – Viola Suavis -Also known as Russian Violet.

10 Nu – Cynanthus Lobatus – Trailing Bellflower with bright-blue purple flowers and sepal tube. Himalayan Flower found in Himachal Pradesh India and China.

BHUTAN 5V FLOWERS2
BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

 

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (1)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

1 Nu – Rhododendron Mucronatum – Type of Rhododendron.

1.50 Nu – Anemone Rupicola or ruffled swan

2.0 Nu – Polemonium Caeruleum.It is also known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek Valerian. Cup-shaped lavender colour or white flowers.

2.50 Nu – Rosa Macrophylla – Himalayan Rose.One of the most remarkable rose species with large leaves. Found in Valley of Flowers India.

4.0 Nu – Paraquilegia microphylla – Also known as Himalayan Spurless Columbine .The small plant grows in crevices at heights of 3400m to 4900m in the Himalayas. Pendulous white, lilac or blue flowers.

BHUTAN 10V FLOWERS
BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS
BHUTAN 5V FLOWERS1
BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

Lunar New Year – Year of Sheep – Bhutan MS 2003.

Lunar New Year – Year of Sheep – Bhutan MS 2003.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing TWO stamps of  Nu 20 & Nu 15 on 03 Mar 2003 to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Sheep. It is also known as Water Female Sheep Year.

BHUTAN YEAR OF SHEEP 2003
BHUTAN YEAR OF SHEEP 2003

Year of Tiger – Bhutan MS 1998.

Year of Tiger – Bhutan MS 1998.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing four stamps of  Nu 3, 5,15 &17 each on 27 Feb 1998 to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Tiger.

BHUTAN MS LUNAR YEAR 4V
BHUTAN MS 1998- YEAR OF TIGER

Year of Rat – Bhutan MS 1996.

Year of Rat – Bhutan MS 1996.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing three stamps of  Nu 10 each on 01 Jan 1996 to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Rat. It is also known as Fire Rat Year. The compatible Lunar  Animal signs to rat are Monkey and Dragon.

BHUTAN MS COMPATIBLE SIGNS
BHUTAN MS 1996- YEAR OF RAT & COMPATIBLE LUNAR ANIMAL SIGNS.

Year of Monkey – Bhutan MS 2004.

Year of Monkey – Bhutan MS 2004.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing four stamps of  Nu 10 each on  30 Jan 2004 to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Monkey. The stamp feature Gee’s Golden Langur. Lunar WoodMonkey Year 2004 is overprinted on MS. This MS also commemorates 2004 Hong Kong Stamp Exhibition.

BHUTAN MS YR OF MONKEY
BHUTAN MS 2004 – YEAR OF MONKEY

Year of Rat – Bhutan MS 2008.

Year of Rat – Bhutan MS 2008.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps of  Nu 20 on 08 Feb 2008 to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Rat. It is also known as Earth Rat Year.

BHUTAN YR OF RABBIT 2008
BHUTAN MS 2008 -YEAR OF RAT