Seed Sample - Nelumbium speciosum, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13113

Sample of Nelumbium Speciosum (Lotus) seeds from India. 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.
Numerous oval, dark brown seeds contained in a paper bag with handwriting in lead pencil on the outside.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 12.0 cm (Height), 18.5 cm (Width), 12.0 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: economic botany, water lily family nymphaeaceae
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: "Velumbium / Speciosum"

Further text.
Collector: T. Mukharji

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