[Taxacom] Ugandan stamp plant identification mystery.
Isa Van de Velde
Isa.Vandevelde at naturalsciences.be
Fri May 31 08:06:37 CDT 2013
Perhaps Uganda created stamps depicting plants of Botanical Gardens such as those listed on the following website: Melbourne, Kew.....
Dr Isabella Van de Velde
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Vautierstraat 29, B-1000 Brussel
From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Jim Croft
Sent: vendredi 31 mai 2013 14:19
Subject: [Taxacom] Ugandan stamp plant identification mystery.
Anyone know the back story to this? Why would Uganda produce a postage
stamp featuring a plant native to the highlands of SE Australia?
Could it be based on a misidentification (species of Wahlenbergia do
occur in southern Africa)?
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