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Christmas Island Botanical Postage Stamps

Date of issue: 16 August 1994
Designer: Celia Rosser
Printer: McPherson's Printing Group, Mulgrave

Part of a series of five stamps on indigenous orchids

Plant: Corymborkis veratrifolia


White Cinnamon Orchid

This orchid is fairly common on the central plateau and higher terraces, usually above
150 m altitude in shaded forest undergrowth.
It is a terrestrial herb forming spreading clumps.
It occurs from India and Japan through S.E. Asia to Australia and Polynesia.

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