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Fruits - Zanthoxylum rhetsa, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14021
- Sample of Zanthoxylum rhetsa 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 small, round, brown pods, some split in half. The pods contain black seeds. Two printed white 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, fruits|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Label, handwritten: "Zanthoxylum rhetsa / Fruits / RUTADEAE"
Label, handwritten: "1887 T.N. Mukharji coll. / Food Substances / Case XVIII No. 3"
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