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Orchids (2005)

 

Rhynchostylis gigantea var. alba  Rhynchostylis gigantea Lindl. (Ridl.)

Dendrobium gratiosissimum  Dendrobium thyrsiflorum

 

 Issue Name:

Orchids (4th Series)

 Thai Issue Name:

กล้วยไม้ (ชุด ๔)

 Issue Date:

2005/2548-09-01

 Cause:

To publicize Thai orchids

 Catalogue Number:

2005/38-41

 Denomination:

3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 15 Baht

 Unused Value:

4 Baht, 4 Baht, 4 Baht, 18 Baht

 Complete Set:

30 Baht (unused), 16 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

n/a

 Size:

45 x 27 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

1,000,000 pieces per design

 Printer:

Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand

 Subject:

Illustrations of different varieties of Rhynchostylis and Dendrobium orchids: 1. Rhynchostylis gigantea var. alba, referred to in Thai as Chang Pheuak (ช้างเผือก);  2. Rhynchostylis gigantea Lindl. (Ridl.), known in Thai as Chang Kra (ช้างกระ); 3. Dendrobium gratiosissimum, in Thai called Euang King Dam (เอื้องกิ่งดำ); and 4. Dendrobium thyrsiflorum, known in Thai as Euang Mon Khai (เอื้องมอนไข่), i.e. egg yolk orchid.

 Related Link:

orchid, gluay mai, Changkra Wild Orchid Park, Dendrobium Orchids, Rhynchostylis Orchids, Royal Orchids, Chang Pheuak, 6th ASEAN Orchid Congress