Title : Korean Orchid Series (3rd Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2348
KPC#
C-1815 
MICHEL#
 
StanGib#
2727 
Scott#
2133a 
Date of Issue
11/12/2003
Quantity
1,000,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Cremastra appendiculata (D. Don) Makino 
Original
Painting
Kim, Jae-hak 
Designer
Kim, So-jeong 
Image Area
27mm x 37mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 5
(4 setenant) 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors (aromatic stamp) 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
Introduced in the third set of the Korean Orchid Series are Cremastra appendiculata (D.Don) Makino, Cymbidium lancifolium Hook., Orchis graminifolia (Reichb.fil.) Tang et Wang and Bulbophyllum drymoglossum Maximowicz.

Cremastra appendiculata (D. Don) Makino.
This perennial plant growing in the forests of Korea's southern areas grows to 30 to 50 centimeters in height. It usually has one oval-shaped leaf that is 20 to 30 centimeters long. The pale greenish brown flowers of this wild orchid with a tint of reddish color bloom from May to June. The flowers dangle drooping downward. The oval-shaped fruits in capsule shape blossom from July to August.