Leaves and Fruits: Common Pear stamp from Ukraine

October 26th, 2013

Ukrainian post issued a new definitive stamp within the series Leaves and Fruits. The stamp depicts Common Pear (Pyrus communis). The stamp designer is Vladimir Taran.

Pyrus communis, also known as common pear, is a species of pear native to central and eastern Europe and southwest Asia. It is one of the most important fruits of temperate regions, being the species from which most orchard pear cultivars grown in Europe, North America, and Australia have been developed.