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Wood Sample - Tectona grandis (Verbenaceae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11539

Summary:
A sample of the Tectona Grandis (Verbenaceae) wood. 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 Tectona Grandis (Verbenaceae) wood, packaged in a sealed, clear plastic bag, with two older paper tags inside plastic package. The sample consists of four small rectangular flat sections of wood.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20.0 cm (Height), 4.2 cm (Width), 7.0 cm (Length)

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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
Tertiary Classification: medicinals
Inscriptions: Handwritten on paper tag inside bag: "1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Medicinal products / Case XXXVII No 9 / Tectona Grandis Linn / Wood of / Verbenaceae"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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