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Galls - Terminalia chebula, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14043
- Sample of Terminalia chebula galls. 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 small, hard, irregular-shaped, light brown, galls. A printed Science Museum of Victoria labels, with handwritten inscription in black ink, is adhered to the outside.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1887
|Dimensions:||7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||combretum family combretaceae, 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|
|Inscriptions:||Label, handwritten: "Medicinal products / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case XXXVIII No. 4 / Terminalia Chebula Retz / Combretaceae"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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