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Date of issue: 25 Aug 1986
Designer: B. Conabere

Plant: Wahlenbergia gloriosa


Royal Bluebell
Herbaceous suckering plant.
Dark blue flowers to 3 cm diameter in summer.
Occurs in alpine regions of NSW, Vic, and ACT.
Official floral emblem of Australian Capital Territory.

Wahlenbergia gloriosa stamp from Uganda
We would welcome feedback on why Uganda has issued a stamp featuring the Australian species Wahlenbergia gloriosa?

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