Date of issue: 14 January 2020
Designer: John White, Australia Post Design Studio
This is one of two 'Norfolk Island Early Botanical Art' stamps.
Plant: Lagunaria patersonia
Common-name: Norfolk Island Hibiscus, Pyramid Tree, Sally Wood
It is a medum to large tree, a member of the hibiscus family,
and is covered with small pink and mauve flowers in spring and summmer.
It is also native to Lord Howe Island and is widely planted in Australia and overseas.
The original artwork is by convict John Doody who was onboard the ship Admiral Barrington,
captained by William Patterson, which visited Norfolk Island in 1791.