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Seed Pod Sample - Acacia Arabica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 11496
- Sample of Acacia arabica seed pods. 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.
- Glass jar, cylindrical in shape, sealed with a black plastic screw lid. Contains numerous round, dark brown seed pods. A Science Museum of Victoria labels is adhered to the outside, on which the specimen and collection names are handwritten in black ink.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from T. Mukharji
|Dimensions:||7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|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:||Medicinals & Drugs|
|Inscriptions:||Label, handwritten: "ACACIA ARABICA / SEED PODS / Mukharji Collection / Case I No 4"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887|
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