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Sample - Bambusa arundinacea, India 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 14055

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

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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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