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Australia 2015 $1 Blue Devil stamp<br /><br />Eryngium Pinnatifidum
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Eryngium Pinnatifidum

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And here I was expecting to see Banksia (*)

.<br />Australia, 2018: Banksias minisheet
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Australia, 2018: Banksias minisheet
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(*) Recently I've been enjoying the book Desperately Seeking B**KSY by Xavier Tapies (ISBN 9781742235967)

Brad, I suggested Genus as the alphabetic criterion (so challenging letterslike X and Q have good solutions).

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Yes of course, somewhere I have a Banksia, postmarked Banksia:


Banksia postmark.
Banksia postmark.
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Banksia Serrata postmarked Banksia NSW - 12th March 1986.
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C is for Citrus:


Citrus Glauca
Citrus Glauca
Citrus glauca, commonly known as the desert lime, is a thorny shrub or small tree native to Queensland, New South Wales, and South Australia.
Citrus glauca, commonly known as the desert lime, is a thorny shrub or small tree native to Queensland, New South Wales, and South Australia.
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D is for Dendrobium. A genus of Orchids.

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Eggplant (US, Australia, New Zealand, anglophone Canada), aubergine (UK, Ireland, Quebec, and most of mainland Western Europe) or brinjal (South Asia, Malaysia, South Africa) is a plant species in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Solanum melongena is grown worldwide for its edible fruit.


2003 GB 1st Eggplant/Aubergine. Fruit &amp; Vegetables. SG 2357
2003 GB 1st Eggplant/Aubergine. Fruit & Vegetables. SG 2357

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The GENUS does not start with E Brad. Try the plant at the top of this page.
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Ubobo.R.O. wrote:
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The GENUS does not start with E Brad. Try the plant at the top of this page.

Oops. :oops:
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Eucalyptus globulus - Tasmanian Blue Gum:


Tasmania Blue Gum 15c - 1968.
Tasmania Blue Gum 15c - 1968.
Tasmanian Blue Gum - Eucalyptus globulus, commonly known as southern blue gum
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Dear Brad = BigSaint, you are a very intelligent person.
Proof: You scored highest on CMJ's first quiz, and retained first place in cumulative score
after the second quiz results were recently posted.
So, do please choose entries in the current Alphabet Game by their Genus.
For instance, the following are genera: A —> Acacia, B —> Banksia, D —> Dendrobium, and
now that Terry = Ubobo.B.O. has brought it to your attention, E —> Eucalyptus.
However "cactus" and "eggplant" are not genera, they are common names...
RogerE wrote:
13 Jan 2021 04:41
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Topic: Plants, listed by Genus
State scientific name (genus and species)
Add a common name (if known)
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Festuca

Festuca contracta — Tufted fescue, land tussoc
Wikipedia wrote:Festuca contracta, commonly known as tufted fescue or land tussac,
is a species of true grass (Family: Poaceae). It is native to many subantarctic islands in,
and the coasts bordering, the Southern Ocean. The specific epithet comes from
the Latin contractuscompressed or contracted, referring to the inflorescence.

.<br />French Southern and Antarctic Territories, 1999:<br />Festuca contracta, SG 402
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French Southern and Antarctic Territories, 1999:
Festuca contracta, SG 402
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Sorry RogerE misunderstood what was required, thought it was either or. :oops:

Cactus has become citrus. :D
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G - Genus - Gardenia - Gardenia Jasminoides:


Gardenia Jasminoides<br />Canada 2019 Gardenia Flowers Self Adhesive.
Gardenia Jasminoides
Canada 2019 Gardenia Flowers Self Adhesive.

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https://www.shootgardening.co.uk/plant/gardenia-jasminoides
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Thanks Brad = BigSaint, all is forgiven. Yummm, Cirtrus is one of my favourite genera.
That includes some of the less common species, particularly cumquats = kumquats (Citrus japonica).
And thanks Terry = Ubobo.B.O., Gardenia is another of my favourite genera.
One of the large shopping centres near where I live has many gardenias planted beside its inner walkway. They are hardy, and flower for long periods, their perfume adding extra pleasure to the shopping visit.

Hibbertia

Guinea flowers
http://www.diversityoflife.org/cgi-bin/dol/dol_terminal.pl?taxon_name=Hibbertia&rank=genus

Hibbertia scandens — Climbing guinea flower
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Australia, 1999: Hibbertia scandens — Golden guinea vine
Australia, 1999: Hibbertia scandens — Golden guinea vine
Wikipedia wrote:Hibbertia scandens, the snake vine, climbing guinea flower, golden guinea vine or gold guinea plant, is a species of flowering plant in the family Dilleniaceae, native to Australia but widely cultivated.


There are 24 different species of Hibbertia in New Caledonia
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New Caledonia, 1980: Hibbertia virotii
New Caledonia, 1980: Hibbertia virotii
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New Caledonia, 1990: <br />Top: Gardenia aubryi; bottom: Hibbertia baudouinii
New Caledonia, 1990:
Top: Gardenia aubryi; bottom: Hibbertia baudouinii
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Happily, this pair of stamps also gives us an opportunity to see another Gardenia species :D
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IPOMOEA

Ipomoea carnea. Morning Glory.
Ipomoea carnea. Morning Glory.
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Justicia

Water willow, shrimp plant, and others

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justicia_(plant)
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Justicia msgnifica
Justicia msgnifica
Justicia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae. It is the largest genus within the family, encompassing around 700 species ... They are native to tropical to warm temperate regions of the Americas, India and Africa. Common names include water-willow and shrimp plant, the latter from the inflorescences, which resemble a shrimp in some species. The generic name honours Scottish horticulturist James Justice (1698–1763).The genus serves as host to many butterfly species, such as Anartia fatima.
Shrimp plant
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.<br />Nevis, 1993: Justicia brandegeeana — Shrimp plant
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Nevis, 1993: Justicia brandegeeana — Shrimp plant
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Kigelia

Sausage tree
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Kigelia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae. The genus consists of only one species, Kigelia africana, which occurs throughout tropical Africa. The so-called sausage tree grows a fruit that is up to 60 cm long, weighs about 7 kg, and resembles a sausage in a casing.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kigelia)
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.<br />Venda, 1991: Kigelia africana, Sausage tree, Muvuvha
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Venda, 1991: Kigelia africana, Sausage tree, Muvuvha
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Lilium

Lily genus
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;<br />Great Britain, 2004: Lilium cultivar &quot;Lemon Pixie&quot;
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Great Britain, 2004: Lilium cultivar "Lemon Pixie"
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Wikipedia wrote:Lilium (true lilies) is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent flowers. Lilies are a group of flowering plants which are important in culture and literature in much of the world. Most species are native to the temperate northern hemisphere, though their range extends into the northern subtropics. Many other plants have "lily" in their common name but are not related to true lilies.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilium
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.<br />Albania: Lilium tigrinum, Tiger Lily = Zambak
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Albania: Lilium tigrinum, Tiger Lily = Zambak
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.<br />Japan, 1961: Lilium auratum
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Japan, 1961: Lilium auratum
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MELALEUCA

Melaleuca leucadendra in Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens.
Melaleuca leucadendra in Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Nepenthes

Pitcher plant genus
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Wikipedia wrote:Nepenthes is a genus of carnivorous plants, also known as tropical pitcher plants,
or monkey cups, in the monotypic family Nepenthaceae. The genus comprises
about 170 species, and numerous natural and many cultivated hybrids.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepenthes
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.<br />Sierra Leone: Nepenthes species, colour proofs
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Sierra Leone: Nepenthes species, colour proofs
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.<br />Malaysia, 1996: Pitcher plants<br />four different Nepenthes species
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Malaysia, 1996: Pitcher plants
four different Nepenthes species
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Olea

Olive genus
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Olea europaea, European Olive
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&gt;<br />Monaco, 1988: Life cycle of the Olive tree,<br />minisheet of four stamps
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Monaco, 1988: Life cycle of the Olive tree,
minisheet of four stamps
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Wikipedia wrote:The Olive tree instantly came to mind when designing our Mediterranean-flavoured Glen Iris project. The Olive, known by the botanical name Olea europaea, meaning “European olive”, is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae.

The oldest cultivated tree in existence, the Olive tree can live for thousands of years.

Olives are widely planted in gardens but are not always grown for their fruit. This productive, long-lived evergreen tree from the Mediterranean is also valued in gardens for its good looks and heat and drought tolerance. Young Olive trees have slender trunks and silver green leaves. Reaching 5 to 7 metres high they are used as shade trees or as hedges or espalier and can be grown as potted plants or as topiary specimens.
https://www.landscape.net.au/olive-tree-olea-europaea/
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.<br />Yugoslavia, 1984: стара маслина код Бара<br />Old Olive tree at Bara, First Day cover
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Yugoslavia, 1984: стара маслина код Бара
Old Olive tree at Bara, First Day cover
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Prunus

Genus Prunus includes Plum, Peach, Nectarine and Almond
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ABC Gardening Australia wrote:A genus within the rose (Rosaceae) family, Prunus includes numerous fruiting species: cherries (Prunus pensylvanica), apricots (Prunus armeniaca), peaches (Prunus persica - Peach Group), plums (Prunus domestica), nectarines (Prunus persica - Nectarine Group), and almonds (Prunus dulcis) as well as ornamental flowering species.
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.<br />Romania, 2011: minisheet, Prunus persica, Peach in blossom
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Romania, 2011: minisheet, Prunus persica, Peach in blossom
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.<br />China [PRC], 2013-6, Prunus mume, Peach in blossom<br />12 artists' renditions<br />桃花 [Táohuā] — Peach blossom
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China [PRC], 2013-6, Prunus mume, Peach in blossom
12 artists' renditions
桃花 [Táohuā] — Peach blossom
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.<br />Japan, 2012: Prunus serrulata, Flowering Cherry (set of 7 stamps)<br />Sakura — (桜 or 櫻; さくら)
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Japan, 2012: Prunus serrulata, Flowering Cherry (set of 7 stamps)
Sakura — (桜 or 櫻; さくら)
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QUERCUS.

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Ranunculus

Genus Ranunculus includes Buttercups, Crowfoots, and many showy garden cultivars
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Wikipedia wrote:Ranunculus /ræˈnʌŋkjʊləs/ is a large genus of about 600 species of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae. Members of the genus are known as buttercups, spearworts and water crowfoots.

The familiar and widespread buttercup of gardens throughout Northern Europe (and introduced elsewhere) is the creeping buttercup Ranunculus repens, which has extremely tough and tenacious roots. Two other species are also widespread, the bulbous buttercup Ranunculus bulbosus and the much taller meadow buttercup Ranunculus acris. In ornamental gardens, all three are often regarded as weeds.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranunculus
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.<br />Iceland, 1964: Rnunculus glacialis, Crowfoot
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Iceland, 1964: Rnunculus glacialis, Crowfoot
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.<br />French Southern and Antarctic Territories, 1998:<br />Ranunculus Moseleyi
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French Southern and Antarctic Territories, 1998:
Ranunculus Moseleyi
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.<br />French Southern and Antarctic Territories, 1990:<br />Ranunculus pseudo trllifolius, SG 266
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French Southern and Antarctic Territories, 1990:
Ranunculus pseudo trllifolius, SG 266
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.Austria, 2008: Ranunculi, garden cultivars
.Austria, 2008: Ranunculi, garden cultivars
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Solanum

Genus Solanum includes the tomato and potato
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Wikipedia wrote:Solanumis a large and diverse genus of flowering plants, which include three food crops of high economic importance: the potato, the tomato and the eggplant (aubergine, brinjal). It also contains the nightshades and horse nettles, as well as numerous plants cultivated for their ornamental flowers and fruit.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solanum
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.<br />Guinea-Bissau, 2010: Solanum mammosa
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Guinea-Bissau, 2010: Solanum mammosa
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.<br />Afars and Issas, 1974: Solanum adoese, together with Ficus and Oleo chrysophylla
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Afars and Issas, 1974: Solanum adoese, together with Ficus and Oleo chrysophylla
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.<br />Republic of China, 1978: Tropical tomatoes, FDC
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Republic of China, 1978: Tropical tomatoes, FDC
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THYSANTONUS.

Thysanotus tuberosus. Fringed Lily.
Thysanotus tuberosus. Fringed Lily.
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Ulmus

Genus Ulmus: the elms
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Wikipedia wrote:There are about 30 to 40 species of Ulmus (elm). The ambiguity in number results from difficulty in delineating species, owing to the ease of hybridisation between them and the development of local seed-sterile vegetatively propagated microspecies in some areas, mainly in the field elm (Ulmus minor) group
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elm
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.<br />Hungary, 2016: Ulmus minor, Elm<br />tête-bêche pair
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Hungary, 2016: Ulmus minor, Elm
tête-bêche pair
x
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.<br />Spain, 2020: Olmo — Elm, wooden stamp with<br />tree-profile hole
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Spain, 2020: Olmo — Elm, wooden stamp with
tree-profile hole
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.<br />Spain, 17 Sep 2020: First Day Cover, <br />Bull's Head (Cabeza del Buey) Elm
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Spain, 17 Sep 2020: First Day Cover,
Bull's Head (Cabeza del Buey) Elm
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.<br />Bulgaria, 2014: Ulmus minor, Elm<br />European tree of the Year, 2014
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Bulgaria, 2014: Ulmus minor, Elm
European tree of the Year, 2014
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Vaccinium

Genus Vaccinium: cranberries, cowberries and others
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Wikipedia wrote:Vaccinium /vækˈsɪniəm/ is a common and widespread genus of shrubs or dwarf shrubs in the heath family (Ericaceae). The fruits of many species are eaten by humans and some are of commercial importance, including the cranberry, blueberry, bilberry (whortleberry), lingonberry (cowberry), and huckleberry. Like many other ericaceous plants, they are generally restricted to acidic soils.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccinium
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.<br />Poland, 2016: Vaccinium oxycoccus - Cranberries
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Poland, 2016: Vaccinium oxycoccus - Cranberries
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.<br />Germany, 1991: Vaccinium vitis idaea — Mountain cranberry = Cowberry
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Germany, 1991: Vaccinium vitis idaea — Mountain cranberry = Cowberry
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.<br />Sweden, 1977: Vaccinium vitis idaea — Mountain cranberry = Cowberry
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Sweden, 1977: Vaccinium vitis idaea — Mountain cranberry = Cowberry
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WISTERIA

Wisteria blutentrauben.
Wisteria blutentrauben.
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Xanthorrhoea

Genus Xanthorrhoea: grass trees
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Wikipedia wrote:Xanthorrhoea /zænθoʊˈriːə/ is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants
endemic to Australia. Species are known by the name grass tree.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccinium
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.<br />Australia, 1978: Xanthorrhoea species
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Australia, 1978: Xanthorrhoea species
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.<br />Australia, 26 Jun 1978: airmail cover to USA,<br />franked with 40¢ grass tree, slogan cancel
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Australia, 26 Jun 1978: airmail cover to USA,
franked with 40¢ grass tree, slogan cancel
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.<br />Xanthorrhoea semiplna
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Xanthorrhoea semiplna
Spelling correction: The species is X. semiplana
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.<br />Xanthorrhoea johnsonii
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Xanthorrhoea johnsonii
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanthorrhoea

The yellow sap from Xanthorrhoea species was/is used by Australian Aborigines
for purposes such as affixing the three pronged head of a fishing spear to the haft,
which in central coastal NSW was/is typically the dried flower stem of a gymea lily.
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Yucca

Genus Yucca comprises various arid climate species
indigenous to the Americas and Caribbean

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Wikipedia wrote:Yucca is a genus of perennial shrubs and trees in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae. Its 40–50 species are notable for their rosettes of evergreen, tough, sword-shaped leaves and large terminal panicles of white or whitish flowers. They are native to the hot and dry (arid) parts of the Americas and the Caribbean.

Early reports of the species were confused with the cassava — Manihot esculenta. Consequently, Linnaeus mistakenly derived the generic name from the Taíno word yucacassava.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca
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.<br />Postcard showing Yucca arizonica, Blue Yucca,  the state flower of Arizona
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Postcard showing Yucca arizonica, Blue Yucca, the state flower of Arizona
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.<br />USA 2019: Yucca brevifolia, Joshua tree<br />Self-adhesive, Mi 5563
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USA 2019: Yucca brevifolia, Joshua tree
Self-adhesive, Mi 5563
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.<br />Yucca filamentosa, garden specimen in New Zealand,<br />where the species has been naturalised
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Yucca filamentosa, garden specimen in New Zealand,
where the species has been naturalised
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ZINNIA

Zinnia flower.
Zinnia flower.

And the next topic is........POSTMARK.
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Thanks for completing the Plant Genus sequence Puffin. Here's the first contribution for
your postmarks sequence:

AACHEN
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.<br />Aachen postmark,  22 Sep 1890,<br />on German Reich, 5 pf dark green
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Aachen postmark, 22 Sep 1890,
on German Reich, 5 pf dark green
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Bradford:


British Horse Racing fdc stamp set of 4 values
British Horse Racing fdc stamp set of 4 values

Bradford West Yorkshire England - 6th June 1979
Bradford West Yorkshire England - 6th June 1979

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Coochin Creek..jpeg

Just west of Beerwah.
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Death Valley


JFK FDC 29th May 1964 - Death Valley, California USA.
JFK FDC 29th May 1964 - Death Valley, California USA.
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Ely Cathedral
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.<br />Ely Cathedral, commemorative cover, 14 Nov 1989
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Ely Cathedral, commemorative cover, 14 Nov 1989
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Flemington


Wesley Cover Service fdc 100th Melbourne Cup fdc for 5d stamp postmarked Flemington where the Melbourne Cup is run.
Wesley Cover Service fdc 100th Melbourne Cup fdc for 5d stamp postmarked Flemington where the Melbourne Cup is run.
Australian Racecources fdc with Flemington Racecourse 70c stamp pictorial gutter pair postmarked Flemington Home of the Melbourne Cup pictorial postmark - 7th October 2014.
Australian Racecources fdc with Flemington Racecourse 70c stamp pictorial gutter pair postmarked Flemington Home of the Melbourne Cup pictorial postmark - 7th October 2014.
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G.P.O.BRISBANE.QLD-AUST.

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House Of Lords:


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House of Lords (London, England) cds on British Horses fdc - 5th July 1978.
House of Lords (London, England) cds on British Horses fdc - 5th July 1978.

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I.S. = Inland Service
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.<br />10 I.S. [Inland Service] cancel in triangle,<br />tying P.U.C. 1/2d stamp (paying postcard rate)
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10 I.S. [Inland Service] cancel in triangle,
tying P.U.C. 1/2d stamp (paying postcard rate)
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The reverse side, showing this was a message from the
Bank of England, dated 3 June 1930,
with added manuscript note.
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.<br />Bank of England printed message  postcard,<br />imprint date Jan 1929
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Bank of England printed message postcard,
imprint date Jan 1929
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Uncacheted fdc for 100 years of Responsible Government postmarked Jimna Qld.
Uncacheted fdc for 100 years of Responsible Government postmarked Jimna Qld.
Jimna - 26th September 1956
Jimna - 26th September 1956
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K. Kinabalu = Kota Kinabalu
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.<br />Sabah, 25 Sep 1980: Official mail with datestamp of Kota Kinabalu
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Sabah, 25 Sep 1980: Official mail with datestamp of Kota Kinabalu
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Oval handstamp of Government Department (sender)
PEJABAT KEBUDAYA'AN BELIA dan SUKAN NEGERI
State Office for Youth Culture and Sport
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Kota = Fort (sometimes translated as "city")
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Addressed to Peti Surat 137 = Letter Box 137
in Tawau, the third largest town in Sabah
(after Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan)
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LOWER TULLY. QUEENSLAND.

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Moonee Ponds:


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Pair of fdcs for 100th Running of the WS Cox Plate cancelled Moonee Ponds fdi, Moonee Ponds Moonee Valley WS Cox Plate pictorial postmark on fdi &amp; the Moonee Ponds 100th Running of the Cox Plate National fdi - 22nd October 2020.
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N cancel, Oxford, N.Y. = New York
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1860s, unusual N cancel
In-state cover, marked "haste", to McDonough N.Y.
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O is for Take your pick.

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PAQUEBOT on P&Ocover
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.<br />PAQUEBOT cancel, with subsequent Egyptian date stamp 3 June 1909, on P&amp;O cover
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PAQUEBOT cancel, with subsequent Egyptian date stamp 3 June 1909, on P&O cover
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.<br />P&amp;O logo and backstamps (Suez; Chislehurst).<br />Manuscript (French): Found among several letters franked with Egyptian stamps
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P&O logo and backstamps (Suez; Chislehurst).
Manuscript (French): Found among several letters franked with Egyptian stamps
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Q is for take your pick.

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Rosanna:


Rosanna Vic where they once had a philatelic sales centre.
Rosanna Vic where they once had a philatelic sales centre.
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