Title : Korean Orchid Series (4th Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2420
KPC#
C-1872 
StanGib#
2792 
Scott#
2164d 
Date of Issue
11/12/2004
Quantity
700,000 
Denomination
220 won 
Design
Bletilla striata Reichenb fill  
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.

Bletilla striata Reichenb fill
This evergreen perennial grows in Haenam, Jindo and Mt. Yudalsan of Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla) Province. Its long elliptical leaves, with vertical wrinkles, are 15-30cm in length and 1-5cm in width. Three to seven reddish purple flowers blossom in raceme from May to June.