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18 June 2013
3/2013
Commemorative Issue

Flowering Shrubs

Christmas Island
Christmas Island is covered with lush green vegetation and is notable for its flora and fauna. It is home to around 411 plant species, of which 213 are native and about 18 endemic. This stamp issue depicts four common species of flowering shrub native to the island: Colubrina pedunculata, Abutilon listeri, Urena lobata var. sinuata and Indigofera hirsuta.

Colubrina Pedunculata  

Colubrina Pedunculata

Abutilon Listeri  

Abutilon Listeri

Urena Lobata var. Sinuata  

Urena Lobata var. Sinuata

Indigofera Hirsuta  

Indigofera Hirsuta

Technical Information

Issue date: 18 June 2013
Issue withdrawal date: 31 December 2013
FDI withdrawal date: 17 July 2013
Denominations: 2 x 60c, 2 x $1.20
Illustration: Dierdre Bean
Stamp and product design: Simone Sakinofsky
Printer: McKellar Renown
Paper - gummed: Tullis Russell
Paper - self-adhesive: C90, C100
Printing process:Lithography
Stamp size: 26mm x 37.5mm
Perforations: 13.86 x 14.6
Sheet layout: Module of 50
National postmark: Christmas Island, WA 6798
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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