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Re: Aroid stamp

  • Subject: Re: Aroid stamp
  • From: "mossytrail" <mossytrail@hctc.com>
  • Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2007 15:10:07 -0800

Almost each country has an issue of stamps with
> cacti or tropical orchids. There's no rule that only the
> native (or endemic) plants should be on stamps. However
> aroids are rare on stamps. I think it should be a
> recognizable group together with cacti, orchids and roses.
> My country (Poland) has never released any stamp with an
> aroid, but the neighbours did (Germany - 3 stamps and
> Czech Rep. also 3 stamps). In our area grow wild: Calla
> palustris, Arum orientale, Arum maculatum, a few species
> of Lemna and Spirodela polyrrhiza.
It will be a most unusual country that issues a stamp with
any Lemnoidea.  But those other European Araceae would
certainly be nice to see on stamps.
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