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Fruit - Terminalia bellerica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14911
- Sample of Terminalia bellerica fruit. 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 dried, round, brown fruit with a powdery surface. Two printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' labels with handwritten text affixed to front and reverse.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1877
|Dimensions:||7.0 cm (Height), 7.0 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||combretum family combretaceae, 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|
|Inscriptions:||Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front reads: '1887 T.N. Mukharji Coll. / Medicinal Products / Case XXXVII No. 11'
Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to reverse reads: 'Terminalia bellerica / Fruits / COMBRETACEAE'
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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