PHILIPPINES
 

"Bonsai"
(Souvenir sheet of 4, issued July 27, 2004)

Images courtesy of Marc Zimmerman in e-mail to RJB, 11/30/04.  Scientific names and date of issue per Roger Cichorz in e-mail to RJB, 05/21/07, who also indicated that this sheetlet of four stamps was re-issued with a different background on August 28, 2004 for the World Stamp Championshiop 2004 and with the respective denominations of 6p, 6p, 2p, and 3p.

 

6 pesos     Lemonsito/calamansi/calamundin (Citrus microcarpa Bunge)
6 pesos     Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea sp.)
6 pesos     Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea sp.)
6 pesos     Kalyos/sleekrodea/toothbrush tree (Streblus asper)

See here for earliest known account of growing dwarf trees in the Philippines.



"Bonsai"

(Set of 8, issued July 27, 2004)

  Images courtesy of Marc Zimmerman in e-mail to RJB, 11/30/04.  Scientific names and date of issue per Roger Cichorz in e-mail to RJB, 05/21/07.




6 pesos     Bantigue ( Pemphis acidula ) 6 pesos     Kamuning Binanganan ( Murraya exotica )



6 pesos     Balete ( Ficus sp.)
6 pesos     Mulawin aso ( Vitex parviflora Juss.)



6 pesos     Kamuning Binanganan ( Murraya exotica ) 6 pesos     Logwood ( Haematoxylon campechianum )



6 pesos     Kamuning Binanganan ( Murraya exotica )
6 pesos     Bantolinao ( Diospyros philippinensis )



"Bonsai"
(Set of 8, issued July 27, 2004)

  Images courtesy of Marc Zimmerman in e-mail to RJB, 11/30/04.  Scientific names and date of issue per Roger Cichorz in e-mail to RJB, 05/21/07.

 


6 pesos     Bantigue ( Pemphis acidula ) 6 pesos    Chinese Elm ( Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.)



6 pesos     Bantigue ( Pemphis acidula ) 6 pesos     Bantigue ( Pemphis acidula )



6 pesos     Balete ( Ficus sp.)
6 pesos     Balete ( Ficus sp.)
 


6 pesos     Bantigue ( Pemphis acidula ) 6 pesos     Mansanita/bearberry ( Arctostaphylos uva-ursi )



"Bonsai"

(Set of 20, issued October 17, 2008)

  Issue date and details per Scott's Standard Postage Catalog, 2011, Vol. 5, N-Sam, pg. 717.
See also Virtual Bonsai Stamp Display in the Czech Republic by Emanuel Lukes.



7 pesos     Melindres (Lagerstroemia indica)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata), yellow-green background
7 pesos     Mulawin Daga (Vitex sp.)
7 pesos     Santan (Ixora chinensis)




7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata), red background
7 pesos     Balete (Ficus microcarpa)
7 pesos     Serissa (Serissa foetida)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata), violet background
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata), blue background
7 pesos     Lemonsito (Triphasia trifolia)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata), cerise background
7 pesos     Bogambilya (Bougainvillea sp.)



--  Images forthcoming  --
7 pesos     (Murraya sp.)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata)
7 pesos     Bantigue (Pemphis acidulata)
7 pesos     (Antidesma bunius)
7 pesos     (Maba buxifolia)
7 pesos     (Ficus concina)



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