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New Year 2016 - Gingers (2015)

 

           

           

           

 

 Issue Name: New Year 2016 - Gingers
 Thai Issue Name: ชุดปีใหม่ 2559 - ขิง
 Issue Date: 2015/2558-11-16
 Cause: To mark New Year 2016 and to publicize ginger-galangal plants from the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden (fig.) in Chiang Mai in order to celebrate the Queen's 7th Birthday Cycle Anniversary in 2016.
 Catalogue Number: 2015/60-71
 Denomination: 3 Baht (10 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (10 designs)
 Complete Set: 40 Baht (unused), 10 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 29 x 24 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 400,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Various ginger-galangal plants from the Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden in Chiang Mai: 1. Plateau Ginger (Boesenbergia alba); 2. Moon Ginger (Monolophus appendiculatus); 3. Ground Ginger (Etlingera araneosa); 4. Malacca Alpinia (Alpinia malaccensis); 5. Princess Ginger (Zingiber sirindhorniae); 6. Siam Platinum (Curcuma supraneeana); 7. Yellow Butterfly Ginger (Hedychium flavescens); 8. Burmese Rhynchanthus (Rhynchanthus longiflorus); 9. Siam Tulip (Curcuma alismatifolia); 10. Beehive Ginger (Zingiber spectabile); 11. Lesser Ginger or Galangal (Alpinia conchigera); 12. Rose Torch Ginger (Etlingera hemisphaerica).
 Related Link: ginger, galangal, kha, khing, Chiang Mai, Sirikit Kitthiyagon, torch ginger, Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, Beehive Ginger, Siam Tulip