Title : Korean Orchid Series (2nd Issue) 
Stamp Serial#
2289 
KPC#
C-1767 
MICHEL#
2316 
StanGib#
2670 
Scott#
2108a 
Date of Issue
11/12/2002 
Quantity
1,000,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Cymbidium kanran Makino 
Designer
Kim, So-jeong 
Image Area
27mm x 37mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 5
(four stamps setenant) 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors
(aromatic stamp - the scent of orchid) 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
In the second bundle of the Korean Orchid series, orchids including Cymbidium kanran Makino, Gastrodia elata Blume, Pogonia japonica Reichb. fil., and Cephalanthera falcata (Thunb.) Blume, will be introduced.

Cymbidium kanran Makino:
This perennial plant that grows on Jeju Island is 20 to 25 centimeters in height. From November to December, it produces 5 to 10 sprays of beautiful fragrant blooms that are greenish in hue. This fall-to-winter flowering species has been recently discovered in South Jeolla Province including Mt. Duryu and Mt. Mandeok in Gangjin. This orchid has been designated as Natural Monument No. 191.