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Fruit - Terminalia bellirica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 13993
- Sample of Terminalia bellirica fruit. 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.
- Cylindrical glass jar containing large, round, dark brown dried fruits, and sealed with a black plastic lid. Two printed white Science Museum of Victoria labels, with handwritten inscriptions in black ink, are adhered to the outside.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1887
|Dimensions:||7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||combretum family combretaceae, economic botany, medicinal plants|
|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:||Label, handwritten: "Terminalia belerica (sic) / Fruits / COMBRETACEAE"
Label, handwritten: "Collected by T.N. Mukharji / 36 Food XVI / See seed in oil IX"
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, India, pre 1887|
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