Flora and Fauna Definitives (flower embroidered in Stamp)

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

FLORA & FAUNA Definitives. Singapore Philatelic Bureau.

Text found on Front Cover: FLORA & FAUNA Definitives
Text found on Back Cover: Singapore Philatelic Bureau.

FLORA & FAUNA Definitives

Text found in Pack:
FLORA & FAUNA Definitives

The Pigeon Orchid ( Dendrobium crumenatum ) is a member of the family Orchidaceae. This Orchid produces white, fragrant flowers with a yellow tinted throat. From the side, the orchid resembles a flying pigeon, and hence, it is also commonly in Singapore and Malaysia, growing naturally on trees in open areas. The flower buds remain dormant until stimulated by a drop in temperature usually bought about by a rainstorm, and flowering will occur 9 days later for just a day. Hence, it is not surprising that one can see all the pigeon orchids in Singapore bloom on the same day, several times a year due to our climate. It is widely cultivated ornamental and landscape plant.

FLORA & FAUNA Definitives (flower embroidered in Stamp)

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Description: FLORA & FAUNA Definitives (flower embroidered in Stamp)
Text found on stamp: Pigeon Orchid, Dendrobium crumenatum, SINGAPORE, 2009.

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Anonymous,  December 30, 2009 at 3:13 PM  

Found on ebay Starting bid @ US $16.19. [ New embroidered stamps-Silk Orchid Flower (Special) ] http://cgi.ebay.com/New-embroidered-stamps-Silk-Orchid-Flower-Special_W0QQitemZ190360490871QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item2c525e9377

Anonymous,  December 30, 2009 at 3:14 PM  

Found on ebay Price: US $10.00. [ Singapore Stamp, 2009 Pigeon Orchid Embroidered S/S ] http://cgi.ebay.com/Singapore-Stamp-2009-Pigeon-Orchid-Embroidered-S-S_W0QQitemZ140370809021QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item20aec090bd

Anonymous,  January 6, 2010 at 12:46 PM  

Found ( 2009 Definitives Flora & Fauna (Series 2) ) @ http://www.cs.com.sg/2009.htm selling S09-4C Collector's sheet U.M S$12.00, S09-4C Collector's sheet FDC S$20.00, S09-4 U.M. S$1.00, S09-4 F.U. S$1.00, S09-4 FDC S$2.50.

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