Pulse Sample - Cajanus indicus, India, 1880a Object Reg. No: HT 13143

Sample of Cajanus indicus (Leguminosae) pulse. 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 pulses contained in a light brown paper bag. A description of the contents is handwritten in lead pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 20.0 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: Foods
Tertiary Classification: seeds
Inscriptions: Handwritten: "Pulse of / Cajanus indicus, sprieng / Leguminosae / Collected by T.N. Mukharji / 35 Food III"
Collector: T. Mukharji

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