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Fruit - Semecarpus anacardium, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 13981
- Sample of Semecarpus anacardium fruits. 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 round, hard, knobby, 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:||cashew or sumac family anacardiaceae, economic botany, food|
|Themes this item is part of:||Botanical Fortunes: T.N. Mukharji, International Exhibitions & Trade Between India & Australia, T.N. Mukharji Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ECONOMIC BOTANY|
|Inscriptions:||Label, handwritten: "FRUIT OF / SEMECARPUS / ANACARDIUM / ANACARDIACEAE"
Label, handwritten: "T.N. Mukharji Coll. 1887/ Food Substance / Case XV No. 6"
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|