US 2022 Winter aconite : Snowy Beauty 60c. Scott. 5728


US 2022 Winter aconite : Snowy Beauty 60c. Scott. 5728


Series: Snowy Beauty (2022)

Stamp details: Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)

Issued date: 11-10-2022 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 60c.
(FOREVER - No Face Value)

Format: Pane of 20

Emission: Commemorative

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5728

Designers: Derry Noyes (designer) ; Gregory Manchess (painter)

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

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

Designers: Gregory Manchess (A) ; Derry Noyes

Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Flowers, Plants

Note: Stamp from booklet. Stamp imperforate on top and right.

Face value US$0.60 on day of issue.

Description:- Eranthis hyemalis, the winter aconite, is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, native to calcareous woodland habitats in France, Italy and the Balkans, and widely naturalized elsewhere in Europe. It is a tuberous-rooted herbaceous perennial growing to 15 cm (6 in), with large (23 cm (11 in)), yellow, cup-shaped flowers held above a collar of 3 leaf-like bracts, appearing in late winter and early spring. The six sepals are bright yellow and petaloid, and the petals are in the form of tubular nectaries. There are numerous stamens and usually six unfused carpels. The fruit are follicles each containing several seeds. As a spring ephemeral plant, its life cycle exploits the deciduous woodland canopy, flowering at the time of maximum sunlight reaching the forest floor, then completely dying back to its underground tuber after flowering.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eranthis_hyemalis