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Special 290 Taiwan Plants Postage Stamps (1991)

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Stamp SN D290
Stamp Name Special 290 Taiwan Plants Postage Stamps (1991)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Flowers, Forest
Issue date 1991-03-12
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Lee Kuang-chi
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Back
Perforation 13 1/2


  To promote the protection of natural resources, this Directorate released sixteen Taiwan Plant Stamps in 1991. They depict sixteen endemic plants peculiar to Taiwan. The stamps are divided into four issues, to be released in spring, summer, autumn, and winter.

First Issue
2.00 Petasites formosanus
3.00 Heloniopsis acutifolia
7.50 Disporum shimadai
9.00 Viola nagasawai

Second Issue
2.00 Gaultheria itoana
3.00 Lysionotus montanus
7.50 Leontopodium microphyllum
9.00 Gentiana flavo-maculata

Third Issue
3.50 Rosa transmorrisonensis
5.00 Impatiens devolii
9.00 Impatiens uniflora
12.00 Impatiens tayemonii

Fourth Issue
3.50 Kalanchoe garambiensis
5.00 Pieris taiwanensis
9.00 Pleione formosana
12.00 Elaeagnus oldhamii