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Bark Sample - Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae), India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 11532
- A sample of the Mimusops Elengi (Sapotaceae) 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.
- A sample of the Mimusops Elengi (Sapotaceae) 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
|Dimensions:||18.0 cm (Height), 5.5 cm (Width), 13.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||economic botany, medicinal plants, sapodilla family sapotaceae|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten on paper tag inside bag: "Medicinal products / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case XXII No 3 / Bark of Mimusops Elengi / Sapotaceae / Linn"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887|
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