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Bark Sample - Cinchona succirubra, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14954
- Sample of Cinchona succirubra (Rubiaceae) 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.
- Cylindrical glass jar, sealed with a black plastic lid, containing short lengths of light brown-red bark. 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, madder family rubiaceae|
|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: "Cinchona succirubra / Bark / RUBIACEAE"
Label, handwritten: "T.N. Mukharji Coll. 1887 / Case XIV No. 5 / Medicinal Products"
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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