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Seed Sample - Hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus (Malvaceae), 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 011802

Summary:
Sample of Hemp seeds from India contained in a glass jar with stopper that was exhibited at the 1880 International Exhibition in Melbourne, Victoria.

Syn. H. Radiata, Deccan hemp, Ambari hemp.
Description:
Cylindrical glass jar with glass stopper containing black seeds. Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 1881
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width), 60 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, hibiscus or mallow family malvaceae, vegetable oils fats waxes
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Oils, Fats & Waxes
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Place & Date Exhibited: Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880

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