African rosewood: barwood: African kino
These fruits are from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany belonging to J R Jackson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This tree is grown for timber, to improve the soil, for use in traditional medicine and its gum (’kino’) is used as a dye.
- Accession Loan No.
- Collection Class
- Collection Area Region
- West Africa
- Collector Excavator
- Jackson, Mr John Reader (from the collection of)
- Common Name
- African rosewood: barwood: African kino
- Simple Name
- Period Classification
- Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)