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Mahaphrom Rachini (2006)

 

Mahaphrom Rachini

 

 Issue Name:

Mahaphrom Rachini

 Thai Issue Name: ดอกมหาพรหมราชินี
 Issue Date: 2006/2549-08-12
 Cause: To publicize the Mahaphrom Rachini flower and to mark Queen Sirikit Kitthiyagon's birthday, after whom this flower is named.
 Catalogue Number: 2006/35
 Denomination: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Used Value: 2 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 31 x 31 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Mahaphrom Rachini, i.e. a plant that grows to about 4-6 meters tall and blossoms in May, bearing one to three large flowers on almost every branch, each of the showy flowers with a diameter of about 10 centimetres, with white bracts and a core that consists of three dark petals that are fused together, each petal with three tips, of which the outer ones are dark red and the one in the middle yellowish-green.
 Related Link: Mahaphrom Rachini, Sirikit Kitthiyagon