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Seed Sample - Lepidium sativum (Cruciferae) , India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 11447

Sample of Lepidium sativum (Cruciferae) seeds. 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.
Glass jar with black plastic lid containing numerous small, dark brown seeds. A Science Museum of Victoria label is adhered to the side on which registration number details are printed, and the name of the sample handwritten in black ink. A second label provides details of the collection.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 1.4 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mustard family cruciferae, vegetables
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: vegetables
Inscriptions: Printed on label: "Registration Number / Registered ... after being found in store / without Reg No. Possibly related to previous / Reg. Nos 2762 (handwritten) .... / Attached information indicated the following: .... / Science Museum of Victoria"

Handwritten on label: "Lepidium sativum / seeds / CRUCIFERAE"

On second label: "T.N. Mukharji coll. 1887 / Medicinal Products / Case XX No. 9" (Handwritten) "Science Museum of Victoria" (Printed).
Collector: T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887


Eman wehbi Posted on 06 Jul 2011 3:20 PM
Hi how I can to get this lepidiun sativum seed please back to me

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