The postage stamps of Vietnam were issued by a variety of states and administrations. Stamps were first introduced by the French colonial administration . Stamps specifically for Vietnam were issued in 1945. During the decades of conflict and partitioning, stamps were issued by mutually hostile governments. The reunification of Vietnam in 1976, brought about a unified postal service.
There are three types of Malaysian scented flowers in this issue. On the left side of the arranged stamp is Bread Flower ( Vallaris Glabra ) is a member of the Apcynaceae family. This plant is a creeper that is often grown for its fragrant flowers. In the middle is called Yellow Saraca ( Saraca Cauliflora ) and belongs to the Fabaceace Family . It is often found growing naturally along river banks or recreational parks in South Asia and the last flower on the right is named Cannonball Flowers ( Couroupita Guianensis ) and is one of the members of the Lecythidaceae Family. This special type of three produces large and colourful flowers from its branches that jut out from its main stem.
MALAYSIAN FIRST DAY COVER - SCENTED FLOWERS SERIES II - ISSUED 07 MARCH 2016