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Bark Sample - Odina wodier (Anacardiaceae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11531

Summary:
A sample of the Odina Wodier (Anacardiaceae) 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 Odina Wodier (Anacardiaceae) bark packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The sample of bark consists of a bundle of brown shards of wood.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 18.0 cm (Height), 5.5 cm (Width), 13.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: cashew or sumac family anacardiaceae, economic botany, 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: "1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Medicinal products / Case XXV No 2 / Bark of Odina Wodier / Roxb"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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