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Last updated:2021/06/11 Print

Alpine Plants Postage Stamps (II)

First day of issue: June 6, 2023
Sheet composition: 20 (4 × 5 or 5 × 4)
Paper used: Phosphorescent stamp paper
Drawer: Xu Wei
Printer: China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Stamp size: 30 × 40 or 40 × 30 (mm)
Color: Colorful
Process: Offset
Perforation: 12½

Following the first set of Alpine Plants Postage Stamps (I) issued on June 30, 2021, Chunghwa Post has offered a second set of four stamps, as described below:
1.Veronica morrisonicola (NT$8): With obovate-lanceolate leaves and pale blue to violet flowers blossoming from June to August, this plant mainly grows on exposed sunny scree slopes or hillsides in mid to high mountain ranges.
2.Dianthus pygmaeus (NT$8): With linear leaves, pink to violet, occasionally white, flowers and petals elongate-clawed, the plant blooms in June and July and is commonly seen on sunny roadside grass verges in mid to high mountain ranges.
3.Anaphalis nepalensis (NT$12): A dwarf plant, with thick spatulate leaves and white flowers, the plant opens from July to September on mountain ridges or rock faces exposed to adequate sunlight in the high mountains.
4.Nemosenecio formosanus (NT$20): With deeply incised pinnate leaves and a single, erect stem, the head of yellow flowers blossoms from August to October and can be seen near moist rock faces or down ravines in mid to high mountain ranges.

(1) First Day Cover (195 mm × 120 mm): NT$3 apiece
(2) Folder (with or without mount): NT$8 apiece
(3) Loose-leaf album page: NT$8 apiece
(4) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with one NT$8-denominated stamp: NT$11 apiece
(5) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a full set of stamps: NT$51 apiece

To purchase the relative philatelic products, please go directly to the post office branches, Postal Museum or order on line at https://stamp.post.gov.tw.