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Def.146 Wild Orchids of Taiwan Postage Stamps (Continued II)

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Stamp SN A146II
Stamp Name Def.146 Wild Orchids of Taiwan Postage Stamps (Continued II)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Flowers
Issue date 2018-02-27
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 24 × 32 or 32 × 24 (mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Designer Chi-jen Lai
Creative Director
Sheet composition 100 (10 × 10)
Print color Colorful
Process Offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper
Perforation 121/2
Following the Wild Orchids of Taiwan postage stamps issued on November 16, 2017 and January 26, 2018, Chunghwa Post is offering a further set of four stamps featuring the Habenaria dentata, Neottia meifongensis, Dendrobium chryseum and Dendrobium linawianum. The stamps are described below:1.Habenaria dentata (NT$16): This medium-sized orchid grows on the ground. It has white flowers of 2.5 to 3 cm across. It flowers from summer to early autumn and is common on sunlit grassland and bushland at mid-altitudes in Taiwan.2.Neottia meifongensis (NT$22): This little orchid grows on the ground. The labellum is yellowish-green and semi-transparent. The flowers measure 1.2 to 1.8 cm across. It flowers in summer and is common at high-altitudes in central Taiwan.3.Dendrobium chryseum (NT$23): This large, parasitic orchid has golden or almost orange flowers that are 4 cm across. It flowers from spring until mid-summer and is common at mid to high-altitudes in Taiwan.4.Dendrobium linawianum (NT$43): This medium-sized orchid is parasitic. The flowers are off-white in the center and slightly purple on the edges. Two purple spots adorn the base of the labellum. It measures 5 cm across and flowers in spring. It is found in mid to low-altitudes in northern Taiwan.
(1) First Day Cover: NT$2 apiece(2) Folder (with or without mount): NT$5 apiece(3) Loose-leaf album page: NT$8 apiece (4) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with one NT$16-denominatedstamp: NT$18 apiece(5) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a complete set of stamps: NT$106 apieceTo 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 .