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Date of issue: 15 September 2010
Designer: Jo McAlpine
Australia Post Design Studio

Printer: McKellar Renown


Plant: Suriana maritima

Family: Surianaceae

Bay Cedar

Shrub to 3 m, rigid and much branched, with grey hairy leaves.
Widespread on the tropical coasts of the Indian and Pacific Islands, usually on sandy or coral-rubble beaches.

Propagation the seeds float and maintain viability in sea water for long periods.

Cultivation no information



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