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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@ com­mu­ni­ See­mu­ni­ terms-and-con­di­tions.

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