Galls - Terminalia chebula, India, 1880s Object 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

More information

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
Tertiary Classification: medicinals
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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