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Sample - Bambusa arundinacea, India 1880s Reg. No: HT 14055
- Sample of Bambusa arundinacea. 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, sealed with a black plastic lid, containing white fragments and granules of stone. Two printed Science Museum of Victoria labels, with handwritten inscriptions in black ink, are adhered to the outside. The product stored inside the jar is different to what is identified on the label.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1887
|Dimensions:||7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||economic botany, grass family gramineae|
|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: "1887 T.N. Mukharji Coll. / Medicinal Products"
Label, handwritten: "Bambusa arundinacea / Banslochan / BAMBUSACEAE"
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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