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Bark Sample - Acacia arabica, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 14910

Summary:
Sample of Acacia arabica bark. 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, sealed with a black plastic lid, containing short lengths of bark. A printed Science Museum of Victoria label, with handwritten inscription in black ink, is adhered to the outside.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: economic botany, 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: (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Label, handwritten: "BARK / ACACIA ARABICA / NO. LEGUMINOSAE"
Collector: T. Mukharji, pre 1887

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