Archive for the ‘tree’ Tag

#1236 Botswana 19/08/20

My first cover from Botswana was sent by Ulf, thank you very much! It is a FDC, which was cancelled again in Poso House on August 20. The cover was delivered by GLS and arrived on September 10, 2019.

The cover and stamps commemorate the Nxai Pan. They depict a baobab tree, a cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), a springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), a gemsbok (Oryx gazella), a lanner falcon (Falco biarmicus), and two bat-eared foxes (Otocyon megalotis).

#817 Burundi 14/07/16

Burundi 140716This very nice cover from Burundi, was sent by Déo, thank you very much! It was posted in Bujumbura on July 16 and arrived on July 28, 2014.

The stamp on the left depicts the edible mushroom Zambian slender Caesar (Amanita zambiana). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on September 30, 1992.

The middle stamp commemorates the tree Mitragyna rubrostipulosa. It is part of the “Flowers” stamp set (issued June 26, 1995). The right stamp is part of the “Primates” stamp set, which was issued on December 1, 2011. It depicts the olive baboon (Papio anubis).

See also: #649 Burundi 13/03/30

#758 Panama 14/01/13

Panama 140113This nice cover from Panama was sent by Holger, thank you! It was posted in Boquete, Chiriquí on January 13 and arrived on January 28, 2014.

The attached stamps are part of the set “The 100th Anniversary of Panama Republic”, which was issued in 2003. They commemorate the plants panama tree (Sterculia apetala) and the orchid Peristeria elata.

See also: #706 Panama 13/05/??

#672 Barbados 13/06/17

Barbados 130617Another beautiful cover sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted at the Philatelic Bureau of Barbados on June 17 and arrived on June 24, 2013.

The stamps are part of the “Trees” set, which was issued on July 20, 2005. They depict the trees Pride of India (Peltophorum pterocarpum), Seaside Mahoe (Thespesia populnea), and Black Pearl Tree (Majidea zanguebarica).

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