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Plant Sample - Sida aculeata, India, 1887 Object Reg. No: HT 11537

Summary:
Sample of Sida aculeata (Malvaceae) plant. 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:
Small bundle of sticks 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: hibiscus or mallow family malvaceae, 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: "Medicinal products / 1887 T.N. Mukharji collection / case XXXIV No. 8 / Plant of Sida aculeata, Burm / Malvaceae"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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