Archive for the ‘flora’ Category
This amazing cover from Ethiopia was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Addis Ababa on January 29 and arrived on February 7, 2017.
The left stamp commemorates the athlete Haile Gebrselassie (*1973). It is part of a set, which was issued on November 9, 2000. The second stamp is part of the set “Golden Jubilee of the African Union“, which was issued on March 19, 2013.
The next stamp is part of the “Churches” set, which was issued on June 9, 2011. It depicts the Zoz Amba St. George’s Monastery in Gondar. The next stamp depicts the plant Thymus achimperi. The stamp is part of the set “Medicinal Plants”, which was issued on April 10, 2012.
The two stamps on the right depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki). The smaller one is part of a set, which was issued on December 12, 2002 and the right one is part of a set, which was issued on June 19, 2000.
The stamp on the left depicts a Nile crocodile. The middle stamp depicts the banana plant (Musa sapientum). The right stamp commemorates the visit of Pope Francis to Uganda in November 2015.
Artūrs has sent this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was posted on December 12 in Rīga and arrived on December 15, 2016.
This very nice arimail cover from Sri Lanka was sent by Kisholi, thank you! It was posted in Moratuwa on October 10 and arrived on October 20, 2015.
The two stamps are part of a mini-sheet, which commemorates the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan. The mini-sheet was issued on January 18, 2013.
Here is another very nice cover from Liechtenstein, which was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on September 3 and arrived on September 7, 2015.
The left stamp depicts a painting of Eschen. It is part of the “Villages” set, which was issued on March 4, 1996.
The right stamp is part of the “Flowers” set, which was issued on June 1, 2015. It depicts an oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).
This beautiful cover from Canada was sent by Mike, thank you very much! It was posted in Stratford on August 28 and arrived on September 4, 2015.
The “Pansies” stamp set on the right was issued on March 2, 2015.
Jean Pierre has sent this nice cover from Germany, thank you! It was posted at the philatelic shop at the Berlin Zoological Garden on April 17 and arrived on April 20, 2015.
The top left and bottom right stamp are part of the “Butterflies and Flowers” set, which was issued on September 6, 2013. The stamps commemorate the Great Eggfly (Hypolimnas bolina) sitting on a Tahitian gardenia (Gardenia taitensis) and a meadow argus (Junonia villida) sitting on an elder (Sambucus nigra).
The top right stamp is part of the set “Royal Baby – Prince George of Cambridge“, which was issued on August 30, 2013.
The two stamps on the left were issued on June 5, 2015. They are part of the set “World Heritage – South East Asia” and commemorate the Borobudur Temple Compounds in Indonesia and the city of Luang Prabang in Laos.
The top right stamp is part of the “Roses” definitive set, which was issued on February 6, 2009. The bottom right stamp was issued on May 7, 1993.
See also: #310 United Nations 10/03/22
This beautiful cover from Cuba was sent by Ing. Modesto R. Garcia Castro, thank you! It was posted in Matanzas on February 24 and arrived on March 23, 2015.
The cover is a FDC of 2013, the stamps and cover depict some orchids. The stamp on the left was issued on January 17, 2013. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of relations between Cuba and Finland.
This marvelous cover from the Pitcairn Islands was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was cancelled on June 11 and arrived on June 23, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the set “Ship Landing Point, Bounty Bay”, which was issued on December 18, 2013.
The right stamp is part of a set, which was issued on June 12, 2014. It depicts the Yellow Purslane (Portulaca lutea).
See also: #281 Pitcairn Islands 10/02/08
Roland has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you! It was issued in Paris on May 29 and arrived on June 2, 2015.
The attached stamp set was issued on October 9, 2003. The stamps depict a branch with leaves of the ylang-ylang tree (Cananga odorata) and a branch with flowers of the Flat-leaved Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia).