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KERALA ON STAMPS
KERALA - THE GOD'S OWN COUNTRY THROUGH INDIAN STAMPS
KERALA STATE SYMBOLS
One of the most commonly seen tropical trees in Kerala is the Coconut tree. In fact even the name Kerala is derived from this tree (Kera in Malayalam language means Coconut). Everything from Kerala's culture to its dishes is evolved around the Coconut tree.
Issued to mark Diamond Jubilee of Coconut Reaserch.
Coconut is the official tree of Kerala.
Date of Issue : 27-12-1976. Denomination: 25(Ps). Perforation:13. No watermark.
Elephant is the official animals of Kerala.
A bird with a horn-like excrescence on its large curved bill. Malabar Grey Hornbill (Ocyceros griseus) is found in the forests of Kerala in places like Periyar Tiger Reserve, and Thattekad. Stamp commemorating centenary of BNHS Mumbai issued by India on 15-9-1983 depicts Hornbill.
Hornbill is the official bird of Kerala.
Date of Issue : 15-09-1983. Denomination: (100 Ps). Perforation:13. No Watermark.
Golden Shower or Amaltass of official flower of Kerala.
Date of Issue : 28-08-2001. Denomination: (Rs.20/-)
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