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Bark Sample - Caesalpinia sappan (Leguminosae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11547

Summary:
A sample of the Caesalpinia Sappan (Leguminosae) 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 Caesalpinia Sappan (Leguminosae) bark, packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The sample of bark consists of one shard of wood.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 17.0 cm (Height), 3.5 cm (Width), 13.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: economic botany, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses, 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 XI No 5 / Caesalpinia Sappan / Linn / Leguminosae"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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