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Leaves - Nyctanthes arbortristis, India, 1800s Object Reg. No: HT 14002

Summary:
Sample of Nyctanthes arbortristis leaves. 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 containing dried, light brown, brittle leaves, and sealed with a black plastic lid. 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: economic botany, medicinal plants, verbena family verbenaceae
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: "Nyctanthes arbor-tristis / Leaves / VERBENACEAE"

label, handwritten: "T.N. Mukharji Coll. 1887 / Medicinal Products / Case XXIV No. I0"
Collector: T. Mukharji

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