Stamps on Valentine’s Day 2012- Taiwan- Scented odd Shaped

Stamps on Valentine’s Day 2012- Taiwan- Scented odd Shaped

Taiwan issued an odd shaped scented stamp on 10 Feb 2012 to mark the Valentine’s Day 2012. A FDC and a miniature sheet with the Heart shaped scented stamp is listed below.

 

Rare Fruits of Malaysia on Stamps – Sheetlet – Terap Bulu

Rare Fruits of Malaysia on Stamps – Sheetlet – Terap Bulu

A sheetlet of 10 Stamps issued by Malaysia on 28 Mar 2006.It shows one of the rare fruits of Malaysia called Terap Bulu.

Terap Bulu (Artocarpus Sericicarpus)

Terap bulu is famous in Sarawak. The fruit is large, weighing between 450g – 800g and resembles that of nangka or cempedak. The shape is oval and is slightly orange in color with a strong smell. The whole fruit is covered with long, coarse hair and when ripe the fruit is soft and can be easily opened while the flesh and stalk can be easily pulled from the skin. The flesh, consisting of many small segments is white, soft, sweet, juicy and fragrant. Seeds can be eaten by frying without oil or boiled.