Saturday, October 30, 2010

IVORY COAST / Cote d'Ivoire

100fr: endangered flora, issued in 2005. This stamp shows the Okoubaka, a medicinal plant that is allelopathic (causes the death of plants growing nearby) and is used by traditional healers to ward off spirits; 400fr: Napoleonaea, issued 2000, showing a species known from riverine forest, growing to heights of up to 50 feet.

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