Vegetables & Fruits Series 1 stamps from Japan

August 29th, 2013

This is the first issue of Vegetable & Fruits Series by Japanese post, with motifs of colorful season's harvest. The first series depict Vegetable & Fruits in Autumn. The featured vegetables and fruits on both issued stamp sheets are Japanese Persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunberg), Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa var. chinensis),  Japanese chestnut (Castanea crenata), Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.), Common pear (Pyrus communis), Malus apple (Malus), Taro (Colocasia esculenta), Asian pear (Pyrus pyrifolia), Turnip rape (Brassica rapa L.), Muscadine (Muscadinia rotundifolia).

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