“broad beans”

These seeds were collected on the banks of Buffalo River near King Williams Town in South Africa in 1865. It is not certain which species of plant they belong to but it might be a kind of mimosa.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Southern Africa
Collector Excavator
D'Urban, Mr William Stewart Mitchell
Common Name
“broad beans”
Simple Name
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)

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FABACEAE; non det.; “Broad Beans”; mimosa