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Orchids (2010)

 

Rhynchostylis gigantea Speckle    Rhynchostylis gigantea Kultana Strain

Rhynchostylis gigantea var. alba    Rhynchostylis gigantea var. rubrum

 

 Issue Name: Orchid Postage Stamps Issue 2010
 Thai Issue Name:

กล้วยไม้ พ.ศ. 2553

 Issue Date: 2010/2553-08-05
 Cause: Commemorative stamps for the 25th Asian International Stamp Exhibition, which was organized with the collaboration of the Thailand Post Company Limited and the Philatelist Association of Thailand
 Catalogue Number: 2010/54-57
 Denomination: 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht
 Complete Set: 20 Baht (unused), 4 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 48 x 30 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Illustrations of different varieties of Rhynchostylis orchids: 1. Rhynchostylis gigantea Speckle, known in Thai as Chang Kra (ช้างกระ); 2. Rhynchostylis gigantea Kultana Strain, in Thai called Chang Som (ช้างส้ม); 3. Rhynchostylis gigantea var. alba, referred to in Thai as Chang Pheuak (ช้างเผือก); and 4. Rhynchostylis gigantea var. rubrum, in Thai known as Chang Daeng (ช้างแดง)
 Related Link: orchid, Chang, Chang Pheuak, gluay mai, Changkra Wild Orchid Park, Royal Orchids, Dendrobium Orchids, Orchids, 6th ASEAN Orchid Congress