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

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或32 × 24 (mm)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co., Ltd.
Drawer
Designer Chi-jen Lai
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 100 (10 × 10) <br>
Print color Colorful
Process Offset
Paper Phosphorescent stamp paper<br>
Back
Perforation 121/2

Description

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.

By-issues

(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-denominated
stamp: NT$18 apiece
(5) Pre-cancelled FDC affixed with a complete set of stamps:
NT$106 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 .