Title: Korean Orchid Series (5th Issue) 
Stamp Serial#
2465 
KPC#
C-1914 
Scott#
2210c 
Date of Issue
11/11/2005 
Quantity
700,000 
Denomination
220 won 
Design
Cephalanthera erecta (Thunb.) BL. 
Original Painting
Kim Jae-hak 
Designer
Kim So-jeong 
Image Area
27mm x 37mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5 x 4 setenant 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors
(aromatic stamps) 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
The fifth series on Korean orchids introduces Epipactis thunbergii A. Gray, Cymbidium goeringii Reichb. fil, Cephalanthera erecta (Thunb.) BL., and Spiranthes sinensis (Pers.) Ames. This series will be issued as aromatic stamps carrying the scent of orchids.

Cephalanthera erecta (Thunb.) BL.
A perennial which lives in the shaded areas of woods and grows to 20-30 cm in height. During May and June, a number of white flowers bloom at the end of its stem, bearing fruit in July. Its white flowers give it the name “silver orchid”. The orchid inhabits the islands of Jejudo and Ulleungdo and the mid and southern parts of the nation.