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Seeds - Amarantus frumentaceus, India, 1800s Reg. No: HT 13148
- Sample of Amaranthus frumentaceus (Amarantaceae) 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.
AMARANTUS (SPP.) (AMARANTACEAE)
- Sample of seeds wrapped in brown paper. A description of the contents is handwritten on one side in lead pencil.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from T. Mukharji
|Dimensions:||5.0 cm (Height), 16.0 cm (Width), 18.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||amaranth family amaranthaceae, economic botany|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: "Food Substance / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case II No. 6 / Seeds / Amaranthus frumentaceus Buch / Amaranthaceae"|
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