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Seed Sample - Hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus (Malvaceae), 1880 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
|Dimensions:||170 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width), 60 mm (Length)|
|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|