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4th Asia-Pacific Orchid Conference (1992)

 

Paphiopedilum bellatulum (Egg-in-a-nest Orchid)     Paphiopedilum exul

Paphiopedilum concolor     Paphiopedilum godefroyae

Paphiopedilum niveum     Paphiopedilum villosum

Paphiopedilum parishii     Paphiopedilum sukhakulii

 

 Issue Name: 4th Asia-Pacific Orchid Conference
 Thai Issue Name: งานกล้วยไม้เอเชียแปซิฟิก ครั้งที่ 4
 Issue Date: 1992/2535-01-20
 Cause: To mark the 4th Asia-Pacific Orchid Conference
 Catalogue Number: 1992/10-17
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 10 Baht, 10 Baht
 Unused Value: 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 11 Baht, 11 Baht, 20 Baht, 20 Baht
 Complete Set:  98 Baht (unused), 68 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4,000,000 pieces each for designs 1 and 2; 1,200,000 pieces each for all other designs
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Various kinds of Paphiopedilum orchid endemic to Thailand. This group of orchids is commonly known as Venus' Slippers, i.e. a genus of the orchid subfamily Cypripedioideae, of which members in turn are commonly referred to as Lady's Slipper Orchids (fig.), after the slipper-shaped pouches of the flowers: 1. Paphiopedilum bellatulum, nicknamed Egg-in-a-nest Orchid and endemic to northeastern India, central and southern China, Thailand, Myanmar, and Indochina; 2. Paphiopedilum exul, endemic to Peninsular Thailand; 3. Paphiopedilum concolor, endemic to southern China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam; 4. Paphiopedilum godefroyae, endemic to Vietnam, Peninsular Thailand, and Malaysia; 5. Paphiopedilum niveum, endemic to Peninsular Thailand and northen Peninsular Malaysia; 6. Paphiopedilum villosum, found from northeastern India and southern China, over Myanmar to Thailand; 7. Paphiopedilum parishii, commonly known as Parish's Paphiopedilum, and endemic to Assam, southern China, Myanmar, and Thailand; 8. Paphiopedilum sukhakulii, endemic to Isaan
 Related Link: orchid, China, Myanmar, Malaysia, Rhynchostylis Orchids, Royal Orchids, Orchids, Changkra Wild Orchid Park, Dendrobium Orchids, gluay mai, Paphiopedilum concolor, Egg-in-a-nest Orchid, Paphiopedilum sukhakulii, Paphiopedilum exul, 6th ASEAN Orchid Congress