Pipe gamboge

The label on the box reads ‘Pipe gamboge, Hypocrea galatina’ but RAMM is unable to verify the scientific name. The resin comes from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany collected by J R Jackson of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collector Excavator
ex coll A R Jackson
Common Name
pipe gamboge
Simple Name
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)

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Hypocrea gelatina; pipe gamboge