Nut Sample - Arachis hypogaea (leguminosae), India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13092

Sample envelope containing nuts from the Arachis hypogaea (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, Culcutta in 1887.
Sample envelope containing nuts from the ARACHIS HYPOGAEA (LEGUMINOSAE). Brown paper envelope is folded down, along top edge. Contents are handwritten on front of package in pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.5 cm (Height), 15.3 cm (Width), 9.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: 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 in black on front: "Food Substance / 1887 T.N.Mukharji Collection / Case I No. 10 / Nuts of / Arachis Hypogaea / Lim / Leguminosae"
Collector: T. Mukharji

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