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Fruit Sample - Indian Gooseberry, Phyllanthus emblica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14025
- Sample of Phyllanthus emblica, Indian gooseberry fruits. 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 dark brown, round fruits with rough surfaces. Two printed Science Museum of Victoria labels, with handwritten inscriptions in black ink, are 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:||economic botany, euphorbia family euphorbiaceae, fruits, 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: "T.N. Mukharji Coll. / 1887 / Medicinal Products / Case XXVII No. 1"
Label, handwritten: "Phyllanthus emblica / Fruits / EUPHORBIACEAE"
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