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Fruit - Zizyphusx ylopyra, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14925
- Sample of Zizyphus xylopyra 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, Culcutta in 1887.
- Cylindrical glass jar with black plastic screw-top lid containing dried, round, dark brown fruit with a hard, textured surface. Two printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' labels with handwritten text affixed to front and reverse.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1877
|Dimensions:||7.5 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 15.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||buckthorn family rhamnaceae, 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:||Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front reads: '1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Food Substances / Case XVIII No. 12'
Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to reverse reads: 'Zizyphus xylopyra / Fruits / RHAMNACEAE'
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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