Next issue: Scented Flowers Series 2


The next issue is planned to be issued on 07 March 2016. This issue will comprise of:

  1. 70 sen x 2 setenant format: Kesidang / Bread Flower (Vallaris glabra)
  2. 80 sen x 2 setenant format: Gapis / Yellow Saraca (Saraca cauliflora)
  3. 80 sen x 2 setenant format: Peluru Meriam / Cannonball Flower (Couroupita guianensis)
  4. RM 5 Miniature Sheet with jasmine scented ink: Bunga Cina / Cape Jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides)

SODA members are supposed to get a strip of all the setenants in a block format. Image is not available as it was not released.

Trivia: This issue is also the first time that the Jawi script (Arabic script used to write the Malay language) is used to write the country’s name.

Here is the poster.

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Best concordant locations are:

  1. Kesidang – Melaka (state flower)
  2. Gapis – Taiping (most site list this flower as Saraca thaipingensis)
  3. Peluru Meriam – KL, Penang, Kepong (3 of the locations with this tree in the park)
  4. Bunga Cina – no suitable location – perhaps Lubok China or Melor (this flower is also known as Bunga Melur)

Alternative cancellation is Tanjung Bungah which is suitable for any of the stamps.

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