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Bark Sample - Oroxylum Indicum (Bignoniaceae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11529

Summary:
Sample of Oroxylum indicum (Bignoniaceae) 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:
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

More information

Tagged with: bignonia or trumpet creeper family bignoniaceae, 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: "1887 T.N. Mukharji collection / Medicinal products / case XXV No. 10 / Bark of / Oroxylum indicum"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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