Belarus post issued four stamps of Beautiful Orchids as a part of the series “The Central Botanical Garden of NAS of Belarus”.
The stamp project was prepared in cooperation with the Central Botanical Garden of NAS of Belarus. There is the emblem of the Central Botanical Garden of NAS of Belarus on the stamps.
The four species of Orchids featured on stamps are Sarcochilus sp., Zygopetalum maculatum, Dendrobium unicum and Bulbophyllum ornatissimum.
Beautiful Orchids of the Central Botanical Garden
The botanical garden in Minsk is one of the largest botanical gardens in Europe both by the composition of the collection as well as by area. It was founded in 1932. Today its area is 53 hectares. Botanical garden can be called open air museum of living plants.
Under the canopy of his green undergrowth plants from all around the world live together – the American ash and Siberian larch, oak, Manchurian rare varieties of Beautiful Orchids.
Title: Beautiful Orchids of the Central Botanical Garden
Date of Issue: 28 January 2016
Denominations: A, N, M, H
Source: Belarus Stamps