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Wild Orchids - Set

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Technical details
  • 25.01.2017
  • Mihail Vamasescu
  • Offset
  • 4
  • Stamps size: 36 x 36mm; Minisheets size: 114 x 114 mm
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About Wild Orchids

Gracious shapes and superb colours, this is what we think of when we hear the word “orchids”. We’re used to them as an exotic presence that we associate with distant tropical paradises, but Romania is also the homeland of several species of wild orchids. These orchids, few in number, about 70 different species, bloom on the hills and mountains of Romania from April to September. Some of them are extremely rare, most are threatened by expanding human activities, all being beautiful as a poem.

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