The 150th Birth Anniversary of Makino Tomitaro

C2113a C2113b C2113c C2113d C2113e

Issue The 150th Birth Anniversary of Makino Tomitaro
First Day April 24, 2012
Value 80 yen x 5
Designs C2113a : Viburnum dilatatum
C2113b : Tricyrtis ishiiana
C2113c : Himekirinso
C2113d : Calypso bulbosa
C2113e : Stigmatodactylus sikokianus
Designer Hoshiyama Ayaka (stamp designer)
Printing Offset in 6 colors
Size 25.0mm x 35.5mm vertical
Sheet 10 stamps (2 x 5) Sheet

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

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(Small Notes for the issue)
The stamps are issued to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Makino Tomitaro (1862-1957), Father of Japanese Botany. He collected more than 400,000 specimens in 94 years of his life, and named more than 1,500 species. The stamps depict five plant paintings he had illustrated.