Title : Korean Orchid Series (4th Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2417
KPC#
C-1869 
StanGib#
2789 
Scott#
2164a 
Date of Issue
11/12/2004
Quantity
700,000 
Denomination
220 won 
Design
Goodyera maximowicziana Makino 
Original Painting
Kim, Jae-hak 
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) 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
The fourth packet of the "Korean Orchid Series" introduces Goodyera maximowicziana Makino, Sarcanthus scolopendrifolius Makino, Calanthe sieboldii Decne, and Bletilla striata Reichenb fill.

Goodyera maximowicziana Makino
The bottom of the stem of this 5-10cm tall evergreen perennial that inhabits the islands of Jejudo and Ulleungdo crawls sideways. Its elliptical leaves, which has no patterns, are around 3cm long and is wrinkled at the edge. Three to seven mild purple red flowers blossom from July to August.