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Seeds - Amarantus frumentaceus, India, 1800s Object Reg. No: HT 13148

Summary:
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)
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5.0 cm (Height), 16.0 cm (Width), 18.0 cm (Length)

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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
Secondary Classification: Foods
Tertiary Classification: seeds
Inscriptions: Handwritten: "Food Substance / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case II No. 6 / Seeds / Amaranthus frumentaceus Buch / Amaranthaceae"
Collector: T. Mukharji

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