US 2022 Alpine Buttercup ; Mountain Flora 58c. Scott. 5678

US 2022 Alpine Buttercup ; Mountain Flora 58c. Scott. 5678

Series: Mountain Flora (2022)

Stamp details: Alpine Buttercup

Issued date: 14-03-2022 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 58c.
(FOREVER º - No Face Value)

Emission: Definitive

First Day City: Alpine, Wyoming

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5678
Yvert et Tellier (France): 5512

Dimensions (height x width):
30.25mm x 23.25mm

Printer: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd
Print Method: Offset

Designers: Lili Arnold

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 10¾ x 11
Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Flowers, Plants

Total print: 125,000,000 (estimate)

Note: Stamp from booklet pane. Stamps are imperforate on one or two adjacent sides.

Face value US$0.58 on day of issue.

Description:- Ranunculus acraeus is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae, found in New Zealand. This rare and native species strictly grows on an alpine habitat, hence the name acraeus, meaning “on high”. The plant grows about 50 cm (20 in) in width, and is covered in beautiful, bright yellow flowers. It may be mistaken for R. piliferus but research has shown R. acraeus to be its own distinctive species.