Seed Sample - Acacia catechu (Leguminosae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13124

Sample of Acacia Catechu (Leguminosae). 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.
Collection of seeds contained in a brown paper bag, the opening folded into a point. A description of the contents is handwritten on the outside in pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.5 cm (Height), 16.0 cm (Width), 11.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: economic botany, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses
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: Foods
Tertiary Classification: seeds
Inscriptions: Handwritten: "Food substances / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case I No. 6 / Catechu of / Acacia Catechu Willd / Leguminosae"
Collector: T. Mukharji

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