Mauritius 2013 Flora and Fauna

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 30th August 2013
  • three values
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  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Dublin, Ireland, in sheets of 50
  • Print Process: lithography
  • stamp format: stamp format height 44½mm x width 28½mm
  • Perforations: 13.4 x 13.6

Flora and Fauna

3r ~ hurricane or ‘loneliest’ palm, Hyophorbe amaricaulis, from Curepipe Botanical Gardens
10r ~ orchid, Oeoniello polystachys, Bras D’Eau National Park
18r ~ mascarene swallow, Phedina borbonica, Bras D’Eau National Park

  • Note: only a single example of Hyophorbe amaricaulis is known, making it the world’s rarest tree


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