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Seed Sample - Vitex trifolia (Verbenaceae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11489

Summary:
Sample of Vitex trifolia (Verbenaceae) seeds. 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:
Glass jar, cylindrical in shape, sealed with a black plastic screw lid. Contains numerous dried seeds, about half full. Two Science Museum of Victoria labels are adhered to the outside, on which the specimen and collection names are handwritten in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 15.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: 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: Label, handwritten: "Vitex trifoilia / Seeds / VERBENACEAE"

Label, handwritten: "T.N. Mukharji Coll / 31 Oils IX"
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887

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