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updated: 01/19/11 

Stamps with gentians

 

There are many countries that have issued stamps with gentian motifs. 

Here are a few:

Centaurium stamps

Chelonanthus stamps

Chironia stamps

Eustoma stamps

Exacum stamps

Fagraea stamps

Gentiana stamps

Gentianella stamps

Gentianopsis stamps

Megacodon stamps

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CENTAURIUM (photos)  

Hungary: Centaurium minus

Switzerland: Centaurium minus

Yugoslavia:
Erythraea centaurim (=Centaurium erythraea)


United Arab Emirates:
Centaurium pulchellum
CHELONANTHUS (photos)  

Guyana: Chelonanthus uliginoides (=Chelonanthus purpurascens)
 
CHIRONIA (photos)  

Malawi: Chironia krebsii
 
EUSTOMA (photos)  

Guernsey: Eustoma

Israel: Eustoma

Trinidad & Tobago: Eustoma exaltatum

National Wildlife Federation (US): Eustoma
EXACUM (photos)  

Sri Lanka: Exacum trinerve
 
FAGRAEA (photos)  
Sri Malaysia: Fagraea fragrans (tembusu)  
GENTIANA (photos)  

Belgium: Gentiana pneumonanthe

Bhutan: Gentiana

Bosnia-Hercegovina: Gentiana dinarica
 

Bulgaria: Gentiana lutea

Bulgaria: Gentiana pneumonanthe

Cambodia: Gentiana

Canada: Gentiana

Czechoslovakia: Gentiana clusii

Czechoslovakia: Gentiana asclepiadea

East Germany [DDR]: Gentiana pneumonanthe

Equatorial Guinea: Gentiana clusii

 


France: Gentiana verna
 

Japan: Gentiana

Japan: Gentiana

Japan: Gentiana

Mongolia: Gentiana pneumonanthe

 


Poland: Gentiana punctata

Poland: Gentiana verna

Romania: Gentiana frigida

Romania: Gentiana acaulis

Romania: Gentiana phlogifolia

Romania: Gentiana excisa

Russia [CCCP]: Gentiana verna
 

Slovenia: Ciminalis clusii (=Gentiana clusii)

Thailand: Gentiana crassa

 


United Kingdom: Gentiana acaulis

United Kingdom: Gentiana verna

Yugoslavia: Gentiana lutea


???: Gentiana acaulis

GENTIANELLA (photos)  

Sweden: Gentianella campestris


Island of Pabay: Gentianella campestris
GENTIANOPSIS (photos)  

USA: Gentianopsis crinita
 
MEGACODON (photos)  

Nepal:
Megacodon stylophorus
 
   
   
   
   

 

 Lena Struwe, 2003

 

Gentian Research Network, 2002-2011.
For corrections and additions, contact Lena Struwe at struwe@aesop.rutgers.edu