Croatian Flora – Strictly Protected Species (C)

Snake’s head (Fritillaria meleagrisL.) English: Snake’s headGerman: SchachblumeFrench: Fritillaire pintadeItalian: Testa di serpente Snake’s head is a strictly protected plant species from the lily family (Liliaceae). This perennial bulbous monocotyledon rarely grows higher than 20 cm and flowers in earlyRead More

160 Years Since the Inauguration of the ‘Dimitrie Brandza Botanical Garden of the University of Bucharest

In the context of this year’s anniversary of the Bucharest Botanical Garden, Romfilateliaintroduces into circulation on Tuesday, March 03rd, this year, the postage stamps issue 160 years since the inauguration of the “Dimitrie Brandza” Botanical Garden of the University of Bucharest. Established asRead More

100 Years of the Fala Hydropower Plant

Slovenia – Construction of the rst hydropower plant on the river Drava began in 1913. This was the Fala hydropower plant, which was at the same time the biggest hydropower plant in the Eastern Alps. Until 1918, when the FalaRead More

Madeira Self-Adhesive

In this Madeira series, the stamps take us on a route that begins with one of the most emblematic events in this archipelago’s popular culture. For a week, the Flower Festival invites tourists and residents to participate in a celebrationRead More

Roses

Luxembourg – Since 1980 a group of rose lovers established the “Lëtzebuerger Rousefrënn” (Luxembourg Friends of Roses) to encourage the preservation of older varieties and the breeding of new ones. In 2014, a second association, the “Patrimoine Roses pour leRead More

Window’s Smile Geraniums

Romania – Romfilatelia puts into circulation the postage stamps issue WINDOWS’ SMILE, GERANIUMS, delighting again flora lovers and philately aficionados. Whether in parks, gardens, pots, or flower gardens, regardless of the season, flowers are a joy for the eyes and the soul.Read More

Flora 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Helichrysum is a plant that clasps more then 600 sorts and has spread out throughout the world. The plant’s name comes from the Greek word „helios” – sun and „chrisos” – gold. Around 25 sorts deriveRead More

Berries

Romania – Fruits, a beloved theme for those passionate by philately, is once again taken up this year by Romfilatelia within the postage stamp issue “Berries”. Forest fruits are the ones that color every summer the woods and the clearingRead More

Cactus Flowers

Romania – Cacti are part of the Cactaceae family, which contains over 4000 species. The word “káktos” comes from the Greek language and means a spiky plant. Their origin is found in the deserts of America, especially Nevada, Arizona, California, Mexico, whereRead More

Quince Scent

Switzerland – The quince is Switzerland’s Fruit of the Year 2017. To mark this accolade, Swiss Post is issuing a limited miniature sheet which gives off the fragrance of quince. FRUCTUS has designated a fruit of the year each year sinceRead More

Oak Tree

Austria – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Austrian Federal Forestry Office, which was taken out of the national budget and re-established as a joint stock company in 1997, Austrian Post has come up with something very unusualRead More

Tree leaves – Birch

Andorra (Spain) – Nature is undoubtedly one of the most important values ??in the Principality of Andorra, which is why it has been reproduced regularly in the philatelic emissions of the Principality. To these emissions, a new Fulles d’Arbre seriesRead More