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An interesting historical fact we can be proud of is that the Raffles Pitcher Plant, which is wide-spread in Southeast Asia, was first found in Singapore in 1819.

Would you like to see a Singapore stamp which highlights the pitcher plant named after Raffles?

You do?

Then here’s your chance to design a stamp.

(Look again at pages 5-7 to refresh your memory.)

(Want to know more about Nepenthes rafflesiana? Write to Dr Tan Wee Kiat at dr.wktan@gmail.com)

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Written by victorkoo

30 July, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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