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Grass Sample - Andropogon citratus, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13168

Sample of Andropogon citratus (Lemongrass). 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 grass 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 4.0 cm (Height), 19.3 cm (Width), 18.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: economic botany, grass family gramineae
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: "Grass of / Andropogon citratus DC / Gramineae / Collected by T.N. Mukharji / 30 oil"
Collector: T. Mukharji, pre 1887

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