Title : Korean Orchid Series (3rd Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2350
KPC#
C-1817 
MICHEL#
 
StanGib#
2729 
Scott#
2133c 
Date of Issue
11/12/2003
Quantity
1,000,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Orchis graminifolia (Reichb.fil.) Tang et Wang 
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.

Orchis graminifolia (Reichb.fil.) Tang et Wang.
This wild orchid is a perennial that grows between damp rocks in the central areas of Korea. The plant reaches 8 to 15 centimeters high. The leaf forms in the shape of a fan with sharply pointed ends, usually two to four in number. The length of the leaf is 7 to 12 centimeters long and three to eight millimeters wide. The reddish purple flowers bloom from June to August, usually with several blossoms concentrated in one area.