Bonsai on Postage Stamps: People's Republic of China (Mainland).

People's Republic of China (Mainland).

"Miniature Landscapes"

(Set of six, issued March 31, 1981)

(actual area inside solid black border:  27 x 32 mm [first three] or 24 mm x 35 mm [second three];
also as article by Rose Chang w/b&w images in Bonsai Journal, ABS, Vol. 15, No. 4, Winter 1981, pg. 73)

Examples of Shu Zhuang Pen Jing, tray landscapes made only with trees.

4 fen     Chinese Elm
Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.
Read also: A Guide To Bonsai Leaves.
8 fen     "Garden" Juniper
Juniperus chinensis L.

8 fen     Maidenhair Tree
Ginkgo biloba L.
10 fen     Chinese Juniper
Juniperus chinensis L.
Read also: Bonsai tree species and care guides.

20 fen     Kaki Persimmon
Diospyros kaki L.f. var. sylvestris Makino
60 fen     Meyer Juniper
Juniperus squamata D. Don cv. 'Meyeri'

"Potted Landscapes"
(Set of six, issued April 18, 1996)
(scanned images courtesy of Chris Cochrane, 09/08/1999)
Examples of Shan Shui Pen Jing, tray landscapes made from plants attached to rocks,
with or without figurines.

20 fen     Green Scenery of Lijiang
20 fen     Glistening Divine Peak

50 fen     Melting Snow overflows the River
50 fen     Eagle Beak-shaped Peculiar Peak

100 fen     The Most Uncommon Years and Months
of One's Life
100 fen     Peaks Rising in Rosy Clouds
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  1. China, ROC (Taiwan)

    1985 (22 September 1985)
    Oak, 2
    Five-leaf Pine, 5
    Lohan Pine, 8
    Banyan, 18
    1990 (20 July 1990)
    Pinus thunbergii, 3
    Ehretia microphylla, 6.5
    Buxus harlandii, 12
    Celtis sinensis, 16