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Bark Sample - Ficus glomerata, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 14000

Summary:
Sample of Ficus Glomerata 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 one section of brown, fibrous bark. Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front.
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: economic botany, medicinal plants, mulberry family moraceae
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 reads: 'T.N. Mukharji Coll. / 1887 / Medicinal Products / Case XVII No. 4'
Collector: T. Mukharji

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