New Year 2006 - Flowers (2005)





 Issue Name:

New Year 2006 - Flowers

 Thai Issue Name: ปีใหม่ 2549 - ดอกไม้
 Issue Date: 2005/2548-11-15
 Cause: To publicize flowers and mark the 2006 New Year
 Catalogue Number: 2005/49-52
 Denomination: 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht, 4 Baht, 4 Baht, 4 Baht
 Complete Set:  16 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 26 x 21 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: 1. Hiranyika (Beaumontia murtonii), i.e. a vine-shape plant with a white flower that blossoms from December to February; 2. Cotton Rose (Hibiscus mutabilis), i.e. an evergreen medium-size shrub, that blossoms throughout the year. Its flower is white at dawn, turns pink in the late morning, and becomes deep pink in the afternoon before dying in the evening; 3. Shoe Flower (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis), i.e. a small shrub with flowers that come in red, pink, white or orange, and which is the symbolic flower of Pattani Province; 4. Yellow Cotton Tree (Cochlospermum religiosum), i.e. a deciduous tree with yellow flowers that blossom only from December to March. It is the symbolic flower of Nakhon Nayok, Buriram, Saraburi, Suphanburi, and Uthai Thani Provinces.
 Related Link: Hibiscus, Cotton Tree, Pattani, Nakhon Nayok, Buriram, Saraburi, Suphanburi, Uthai Thani