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Sp.606 Herb Plants Postage Stamps (Issue of 2014)

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Stamp SN D606
Stamp Name Sp.606 Herb Plants Postage Stamps (Issue of 2014)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Flowers
Issue date 2014-06-11
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 24 × 48(mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Drawer
Designer Delta Design Corporation
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 20
Print color Colorful
Process Offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper
Back
Perforation 121/2
Following the release of "Herb Plants Postage Stamps" on June 11, 2013, Chunghwa Post is issuing another set of four stamps, featuring Foeniculum vulgare, Perilla frutescens, Lavandula angustifolia, and Ocimum basilicum. These four fragrant herbs are extensively used for flavoring and medicinal purposes. The designs follow:

1.Foeniculum vulgare (NT$3.5): A perennial herbaceous plant of the family Apiaceae, it is known for its yellowish green, pinnate and finely dissected leaves. Its flowers are a delightful yellow.
2. Perilla frutescens (NT$5): A perennial herbaceous plant of the family Lamiaceae, it has heart-shaped leaves, with serrate edges. Its flowers are dark pink in color. The plant is reddish purple throughout.
3. Lavandula angustifolia (NT$12): A woody plant of the family Lamiaceae, the edge of the leaf is smooth. Younger, newer leaves are covered in dense white tomentose hairs, which would fall off as the leaves age, and their green tint become visible. The flowers are blue, pinkish or white.
4. Ocimum basilicum (NT$25): A perennial herbaceous plant of the family Lamiaceae, the surface of its leaves is either smooth or slightly puckered. The flowers are white or pinkish.
(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$3.5-denominated stamp: NT$5.5 apiece
(5) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a complete set of stamps:
NT$47.5 apiece

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