Kōrero: Orchids

Flower stamps

Flower stamps

The 1990 issue of the new Zealand 40-cent stamp showcased four native orchids:

a sun orchid (Thelymitra pulchella)
a spider orchid (Nematoceras macranthum, previously Corybas macranthus)
winika orchid (Winika cunninghamii, previously Dendrobium cunninghamii)
a greenhood (Pterostylis banksii)

The stamps were designed by L. Fisher of Auckland.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1990 orchids stamp issue

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian St George, 'Orchids - Orchid habitat, features and conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/9934/flower-stamps (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian St George, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007