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Fruit Sample - Phyllanthus emblica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14940
- Sample of Phyllanthus emblica fruit in a jar. 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, Calcutta in 1887.
- Cylindrical glass jar with black plastic screw-top lid containing round, dark brown fruits with a pitted surface. Two printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' labels with handwritten text affixed to front and reverse of jar.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1877
|Dimensions:||7.0 cm (Height), 7.0 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||economic botany, euphorbia family euphorbiaceae, 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:||Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front of jar reads: '1887 T.N. Mukharji Coll. / Medicinal Products / Case XXVII No. 1'
Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to reverse of jar reads: 'Medicinal product / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case XXVII No. 1 / Fruit of / Phyllanthus Emblica Linn. / Euphorbioceae'
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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