US 2021 Yellow Moth orchid : Garden Flowers 55c. Scott. 5563


US 2021 Yellow Moth orchid : Garden Flowers 55c. Scott. 5563


Series: Garden Beauty (2021)

Stamp details: Yellow Moth orchid (Phalaenopsis)

Issued date: 23-02-2021 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 55c.
(FOREVER - No Face Value)

Format: Booklet of 20

Emission: Commemorative
First Day City: Bloomfield, Indiana

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5563
Michel (Germany): 5796BD
Yvert et Tellier (France): 5405
Unificato (Italy): 5955

Designers: Ethel Kessler (designer) ; Allen Rokach (photographer)

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

Printer: Banknote Corporation of America
Print Method: Offset

Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 11

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Flower, Orchid, Plant

Total print: 60,000,000 (estimate)

Note: Stamp from booklet.

Face value US$0.55 on day of issue.

Description:- Phalaenopsis amabilis, commonly known as the moon orchid or moth orchid in India and as anggrek bulan in Indonesia, is a species of flowering plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae. It is native to the East Indies and Australia, and widely cultivated as a decorative houseplant. It is an epiphytic or lithophytic herb with long, thick roots, between two and eight thick, fleshy leaves with their bases hiding the stem and nearly flat, white, long-lasting flowers on a branching flowering stem with up to ten flowers on each branch.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalaenopsis_amabilis