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Leaf Sample - Dendrocalamus strictus (Gramineae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11518

Summary:
A sample of the Dendrocalamus Strictus (Gramineae) Giant Bamboo leaves. 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 Dendrocalamus Strictus (Gramineae) Giant Bamboo leaves, packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The leaves appear shedded in texture, and are green in colour.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 25.5 cm (Height), 6.0 cm (Width), 13.7 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: economic botany, grass family gramineae, 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 XVII No 5 / Leaves of / Dendrocalamus Strictus / Gramineae / Nees"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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