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Seed Sample - Cajanus indicus, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13257

Summary:
Sample of Cajanus indicus (Leguminosae) seeds. 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.
Description:
Round, black seed specimens contained in a brown paper bag with a description of the contents handwritten in pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 8.0 cm (Height), 18.5 cm (Width), 12.3 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: economic botany, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses
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: Medicinals & Drugs
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten: Seeds of/Cajanus indicus spieng/Leguminosae/Collected by T.N. Mukharji/35 Ford III/What are the round, black seeds?
Collector: T. Mukharji, pre 1887

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