Stamp: Oeoniella polystachys (Uganda 2000)

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Oeoniella polystachys (Uganda 2000)

18 February (Uganda ) within release Orchids goes into circulation Stamp Oeoniella polystachys face value 700 Ugandan shilling

Stamp Oeoniella polystachys in catalogues
Michel: Mi: UG 2208
Stamp Number: Sn: UG 1639c

Stamp is square format.

Also in the issue Orchids:

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Stamp Oeoniella polystachys in digits
Country: Uganda
Date: 2000-02-18
Print: Offset lithography
Perforation: comb 14¼
Emission: Commemorative
Format: Stamp
Face Value: 700 Ugandan shilling

Stamp Oeoniella polystachys it reflects the thematic directions:

The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and often fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. Along with the Asteraceae, they are one of the two largest families of flowering plants. The Orchidaceae have about 28,000 currently accepted species, distributed in about 763 genera. The determination of which family is larger is still under debate, because verified data on the members of such enormous families are continually in flux. Regardless, the number of orchid species nearly equals the number of bony fishes and is more than twice the number of bird species, and about four times the number of mammal species. The family also encompasses about 6–11% of all seed plants. The largest genera are Bulbophyllum (2,000 species), Epidendrum (1,500 species), Dendrobium (1,400 species) and Pleurothallis (1,000 species). The family also includes Vanilla (the genus of the vanilla plant), Orchis (type genus), and many commonly cultivated plants such as Phalaenopsis and Cattleya. Moreover, since the introduction of tropical species into cultivation in the 19th century, horticulturists have produced more than 100,000 hybrids and cultivars.

Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life. The corresponding term for animal life is fauna. Flora, fauna and other forms of life such as fungi are collectively referred to as biota. Sometimes bacteria and fungi are also referred to as flora, as in the terms gut flora or skin flora.

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