Bark Sample - Cordia rothii, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 14006

Sample of Cordia rothii bark. 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.
Also known as Cordia Rothii (Ehretiaceae).
Cylindrical glass jar containing mid-brown segments of bark 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)

More information

Tagged with: 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: "Cordia rothii / Bark / (N.O. Boragineae) / EHRETIACEAE"

label, handwritten: "Coll. by T.N. Mukharji Coll. / Presented by Indian Govt / 1887 / Case XV No. 8 / Medicinal Products"
Collector: T. Mukharji

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