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Bark Sample - Terminalia tomentosa (Combretaceae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11550

Summary:
A sample of the Terminalia Tomentosa (Combretaceae) bark. 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:
A sample of the Terminalia Tomentosa (Combretaceae) bark, packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The samples consists of several long shards, and some smaller pieces of bark.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 19.5 cm (Height), 2.5 cm (Width), 11.0 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: combretum family combretaceae, economic botany, medicinal plants
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: medicinals
Inscriptions: Handwritten on paper tag inside bag: "Medicinal products / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case X XXVIII No 5 / Bark of Terminalia Tomentosa / Combretaceae / W&A"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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