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Bark Sample - Tectona grandis (Verbenaceae), India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 11535
- A sample of the Tectona Grandis (Verbenaceae) 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 Tectona Grandis (Verbenaceae) bark, packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The sample of bark consists of two small flat sections of wood.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1887
|Dimensions:||16.5 cm (Height), 3.0 cm (Width), 5.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||economic botany, medicinal plants, verbena family verbenaceae|
|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: "1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Medicinal products / Case XXXVII No 8 / Bark of Tectona Grandis Linn / Verbenaceae"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887|