Bark Sample - Nerium odorum, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 14016

Summary:
Sample of Nerium odorum bark in a jar. 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.
Description:
Cylindrical glass jar with black plastic screw-top lid containing thin flaky sections of light brown bark. Two printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' labels with handwritten text affixed to front and reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1877
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.0 cm (Height), 7.0 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: dogbane family apocynaceae, 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
Secondary Classification: Medicinals & Drugs
Tertiary Classification: medicinals
Inscriptions: Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front of jar reads: 'T.N. Mukharji Coll. / 1887 / Medicinal Products / Case XXIV No. 1'
Collector: T. Mukharji

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