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

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.
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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