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Fruit Sample - Phyllanthus emblica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 13161
- Sample of Phyllanthus emblica (Indian gooseberry) fruit. This was collected and prepared by T.N.Mukharji as part of his work for the Indian Botanical Gardens. It was donated to the Museum by the Indian Government, Calcutta in 1887.
- Sample of fruit contained in a brown paper bag, folded at the top to form a point. A description of the contents is handwritten in lead pencil on one side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from T. Mukharji
|Dimensions:||5.0 cm (Height), 15.5 cm (Width), 19.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||economic botany, euphorbia family euphorbiaceae|
|Themes this item is part of:||Botanical Fortunes: T.N. Mukharji, International Exhibitions & Trade Between India & Australia, T.N. Mukharji Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ECONOMIC BOTANY|
|Secondary Classification:||Dyes & Tans|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: "Dyes & Tans / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case IX No. 8 / Phyllanthus Emblica Linn / Euphorbiaceae"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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