Bark Sample - Psidium guyava (Myrtaceae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11523

Sample of Psidium guyava (Myrtaceae) 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.
Pieces of dried bark housed in a plastic bag. A Museum label is included in the bag, on which the name of the specimen and collection are handwritten in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: eucalypts, medicinal plants, myrtle family myrtaceae
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: "Medicinal products / 1887 T.N. Mukharji collection / Case XXIX No. 10 / Bark of Psidium Guyava Raddi / Myrtaceae"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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