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Barley Sample - Cape, Hordeum vulgare, (Poaceae), 1880-1960 Object Reg. No: ST 009495

Sample of Barley grains in glass jar with stopper. Barley is used in food, beverages and as animal feed. Like wheat and rye it contains gluten.
Cylindrical glass jar with glass stopper containing pale brown grains. Printed label with handwritten text affixed to front.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from J.F. Mckenzie & Co, 1917
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 175 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width), 60 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: barley, grass family poaceae or gramineae
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Date Collected: 1880-1960

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