Perennial Plants of the Forest
Design1: Fai Ta Gad Grass (Drosera peltata Sm.) is an insect-eating, perennial plant which grows from an underground tuber and is 10 to 35 centimeteres high. Each spray of white flowers consists of two or three flowers. The flower branch is about 1 to 2 centimetres long. The sepals are oval in shape and the petals, also oval in shape, are 5 to 6 millimetres in length. Each flower has five staments. The pod, three millimetres in size, is in the shape of shuttle and, when mature, breaks open into three vessels.
Design2: Soa Sanom (Sonerila griffithii C.B. Clarke) is a perennial plant which is 4 to 10 centimetres in height. The main stem is sparsely covered with hair. The thin leaves usually spread along the ground. The flowers consists of three purple petals and three yellow staments. This kind of plant usually grows well in the cracked rocks found in deep forests.
Design3: Euan Hin (Cyanotis arachnoidea Wight) is a perennial plant with a succulent stem. The plant lies parallel to the ground and extends its young buds into the air. The flower ia approximately 1 centimetre in diameter and its stamen is covered with purple hair. It can be found all over the country in any wet soil that is mixed with sand and it yields flowers all year round.
Design4: Proh Phew Nuan (Caulokaempferia saxicola K. Larsen C.B. Clarke) is a perennial plant that lasts for several seasons. It can grow on rocks or on other plants. The main stem is 7.5 to 20.5 centimetres high. Its cluster of deep yellowflowers is at the top of the stem. Each cluster consists of several flowers that bloom one by one. The sepals are connected to form tubes covered with velvety hair. The petals are in the form of narrow tubes, 2-2.5 centimetres in length with their ends split into three parts. Three are two inside petals of creamy yellow colour.
275. Wild Animals Postage Stamps (4th Series), 26th December 1982
To commemorate the "National Wild Animals Preservation Day" Which will be held on 26th December of every year. Its purpose is to urge the people in cooperating with wild animals preservation and also to publicize this activity abroad. 1.25 Baht - PILATED GIBBON (Hylobates Pileatus) 3 00 Baht - PIG-TAILED MACAQUE (Macaca Namestrina) 5.00 Baht - SLOW LORIS (Nycticebus Coucang) 7.00 Baht - SILVERED LEAF MONKEY (Presbytis Cristatus)
Special Cancellation with Guanyin Image & Hand Signature by Designer Mrs. Veena Chantanatat
Hand Signature by Designer Mrs. Veena Chantanatat
~ Thailand FDC - 09-09-09 ~
889. Guan Yin Postage Stamp（观音）Design : Illustrating Bodhisattva Guan Yin, Goddess od Mercy, in the Posture of Giving Blessing (Standing). According to Guan Yin book, Guan Yin Goddess has a beautiful oval-shaped face figure, Complexion is fairer than the ivory-white, elegant hair is as black as dark clioud of the night, eyes are more graceful than crystal eyes, right hand holds a vast containing divine mercy holy water while left hand holds willow twig, and dress is shiny white.
Description : The government of Malaysia is currently promoting the development of energy efficient (EE) buildings in Malaysia by demonstrating several EE buildings. Each of the buildings are incorporated with various types of green features such as heat insulation to minimise the cooling system, use of natural daylight to reduce use of artificial lighting, energy efficient design of the building system to manage the building operation efficiently and rain water harvest system to reduce dependency of treated water from the utility supply. Besides ebergy efficiency, renewable energy feature is also used to generate part of the energy used by the buildings.
The tree EE Buildings showcased in this stamp issue features the degree of efficiency of energy (EE) that has unique attributes to its design, each of the buildings shows a significant improvement of incorporating sustainable features in buildings which showcase the development of sustainable buildings in Malaysia.