March 10, 2021

State Flower of Sikkim

A Special cover was released on Dendrobium nobile, the state flower of Sikkim on 19th January 2021 at Pakyong.

Dendrobium nobile, the State flower of Sikkim is one of the most popular and widespread ornamental species of Orchids. It is a popular decorative house plant, shading white through pink and purple and having strap-shaped, persistent leaves, and bloom mostly in winter and spring. It is also one of the fundamental herbs used in traditional medicine.

Cover Code: WB/01/2021

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

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