fiber sample, Calotropis gigantea, Madras, India, ca.1885


Fiber sample, Calotropis gigantea, from Chingleput, Madras, India. 1885. One of a group of fiber samples given by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, in 1885, to the US National Museum's economic botany collection.. Cleaned.

Date Made: ca. 1885

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00626Accession Number: 16188Catalog Number: T626

Object Name: fiber sample, calotropis gigantea

Physical Description: calotropis gigantea (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 in x 0 in x 18 in; 12.7 cm x 0 cm x 45.72 cm


Record Id: nmah_1873441

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