Title : Traditional Dye Plants Series (3rd Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2367
KPC#
C-1833 
StanGib#
2748 
Scott#
2140d 
Date of Issue
02/25/2004
Quantity
700,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Pomegranate Tree
(Punica granatum Linnaeus)  
Original
Painting
Chung, Young-ho 
Designer
Lee, Gi-seog 
Image Area
27mm x 37mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 5
(four stamps setenant) 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, six colors 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
This third packet of postage stamps in the Traditional Dye Plants Series introduces the pine, pomegranate, walnut, and amur maple trees.

Pomegranate Tree (Punica granatum Linnaeus).
The pomegranate tree, inhabiting the southern areas of Korea, is a deciduous shrub or small tree. One to five reddish flowers blossom at the tip of each branch between May and June, and round yellow or reddish yellow fruits ripen between September and October. Yellow dye is extracted from the peel of its fruits.