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Date of issue: 18 July 2017
Designer: Sharon Rodziewicz, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: RA Printing

This is part of  a series of two 'Norfolk Island Flowers' stamps.

Plant: Hibiscus insularis

Family: Malvaceae

Common-name: Phillip Island Hibiscus

The critically endangered Phillip Island Hibiscus has been planted widely on Norfolk Island.
This large shrub flowers for most of the year bearing cream to light green blooms
with dark magenta centres. The flowers turn pink or purple as they age.


 


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