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Christmas Island Botanical Postage Stamps

Date of issue: 30 April 1984
Designer: Ian Loe
Printer: Format International

Part of a series of five fungi stamps

Fungus: Haddowia longipes


No common name

This genus was named in honour of William Robert Daddow, who had studied
the genus Ganoderma. The specific epithet 'longipes' (composed of Latin words
meaning 'long foot') alludes to the long stem. This species is widespread in the tropics.


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