Flowers Of Sri Lanka – Sun Flower

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Flowers Of Sri Lanka - Sun Flower

  • Stamp ID : 15
  • Bulletin No : 806
  • Name : Flowers Of Sri Lanka - Sun Flower
  • Date of Issue : 20121007
  • Denomination : LKR 5.00
  • Stamp Size : 41mm*30mm
  • Sinhala Name : සුරියකාන්ත මල 
  • Selling Price : Not for Sale
  • Description : Flowers Of Sri Lanka - Sun Flower (Helianthus annuus)
    Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant native to the Americas. It possesses a large inflorescence (flowering head). The sunflower is named after its huge, fiery blooms, whose shape and image are often used to depict the sun. It has a rough, hairy stem, broad, coarsely toothed, rough leaves and circular heads of flowers. The heads consist of many individual flowers which mature into seeds, often in the hundreds, on a receptacle base. From the Americas, sunflower seeds were brought to Europe in the 16th century, where, along with sunflower oil, they became a widespread cooking ingredient. Leaves of the sunflower can be used as cattle feed, while the stems contain a fiber which may be used in paper production. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunflower)

One Comment

  1. Sri Lanka is the heaven in the Indian ocean and most people don’t know about it. It has the superior nature among the other islands in the world.

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