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Twigs Sample - Xanthium strumarium L. (Compositae), India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 11533
- A sample of the Xanthium Strumarium L. (Compositae) 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.
- A sample of the Xanthium Strumarium L. (Compositae) plant, packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The sample of the plant consists of two small sections of a branch.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1887
|Dimensions:||18.5 cm (Height), 2.5 cm (Width), 7.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||aster family asteraceae, 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|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten on paper tag inside bag: "Medicinal products / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case XLI No 1 / Plant of Xanthium Strumarium L. / Compositae"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887|