AUSTRALIAN succulent plants are being celebrated with a new stamp issue.
Succulents – which refers to a plant’s capacity for holding water – occur through most regions in the country. The stamp issue features four species: Portulaca cyclophylla (WA), Tecticornia verrucosa (WA, NT, SA), Calandrinia creethae (WA) and Gunniopsis quadrifida (WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW).
The and Australia Post have five stamp packs to give away, containing one first-day cover, one stamp pack and four maxicards. Send your name, address and daytime phone number to Australian Succulents Stamp Giveaway, PO Box 885, Joondalup, WA, 6919 or email weekender@ communitynews.com.au. See www.communitynews.com.au/ terms-and-conditions.