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New Year 1997 - Beautiful and Useful Water Plants (1996)

 

   

Arrow Leaf Pondweed (Monochoria hastata)    Water Snowflake

 

 Issue Name: New Year 1997
 Thai Issue Name: ปีใหม่ 2540
 Issue Date: 1996/2539-11-15
 Cause: To celebrate the 1997 New Year and to publicize flowers
 Catalogue Number: 1996/55-58
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 2 Baht, 2 Baht, 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht
 Complete Set:  20 Baht (unused), 12 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 21 x 26 mm for designs 1 and 4; 26 x 21 mm for designs 2 and 3
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Rexam Southern Colour Print Co., Ltd., New Zealand
 Subject: Various aquatic plants: 1. Thai Onion Plant or Water Onion (Crinum thaianum); 2. Yellow Velvetleaf or Yellow Sawah Lettuce (Limnocharis flava); 3. Arrow Leaf Pondweed (Monochoria hastata); 4. Water Snowflake or Floating Hearts (Nymphoides indicum)
 Related Link: Arrow Leaf Pondweed, Water Snowflake