Title : WILD FLOWER SERIES (6TH Issue)
Stamp Serial#
1822 
KPC#
C-1385 
MICHEL#
1846 
StanGib#
2163 
Scott#
1760 
Date of Issue
07/24/1995 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
130 won 
Design
Erythronium japonicum Decne
Designer
Chang Jung-hak 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Sheet of 20(4*5) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
The Ministry Information and Communication has been issuing stamps featuring wild flowers of Korea to make Korea's natural scenic beauty known both at home and aboard. The following four wild flowers are selected in this sixth collection.

1.Halenia corniculata (L.)Cornaz.
This plant generally blooms annually or and it belongs to the "Gentian family". It is used as an ingredient in herbal remedies or cultivated as garden ornamentals. It bears narrow oblong or oval on a stem 10 to 60cm tall. It is called "Tatkkot" (anchor flower) in Korea, because its flowers resemble anchors. The flowers bloom in July and August and are of a pale yellowish green color.

2. Erythronium japonicum Decne.
This perennial plant of the "Lily family" grows in rocky, alpine regions. It is usually grown for organization or used in medicine. Its green leaves are mottled with dark splotches and are 6 to 12cm long. The plant bears reddish purple spear-shaped flowers with six petals in April and May. There is a W-shaped pattern on the inside of the petals.

3. Iris odaesanensis Y.Lee.
This plant belongs to the "Iris family" and grows 10 to 20cm in height. It is often used in medicine or for ornamentation. It bears spear-like leaves and yellow spotted white flowers 2 to 2.5cm in diameter. One flower grows on each individual flower stalk and is in bloom in May and June.

4. Leontice microrrhyncha S.Moore.
This is a perennial or biennial plant of the "Barberry family", and it grows to about 40cm in height. It is often used in medicine and for ornamentation. Its leaves grows alternately on its stem, and its yellow flowers bloom in clusters in about the month of May.