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Date of issue: 23 April 2013
Designer: Jennifer Scalzo
Australia Post Design Studio
Photographer: Simon Griffiths
Printer: EGO Print (Pemara

Plant: Cocos nucifera

Family: Arecaceae (Palmae)

Coconut

Currently thought to have been native to Cocos-Keeling Islands and Queensland, and questionably native on Christmas Island. Widely cultivated throughout the tropical world.


 


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