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Gourd, D62.2024

Physical Description

Gourd. Irregular pear shaped. Mottled tan/brown. Intact with base of stem attached. More or less smooth surface with slight surface irregularities. Dry. General appearance is of dry gourd, undamaged, in good condition.

Research Notes

Consistent with original description of being from S. Nigeria. No current means to confirm or deny such. Plant. Gourd with seeds(?) inside. Gourd. Irregular pear shaped. Mottled tan/brown. Intact with base of stem attached. More or less smooth surface with slight surface irregularities. Dry. General appearance is of dry gourd, undamaged, in good condition. Length from stem to base = approx. 135mm. Width at widest point midway = approx. 102.5mm. —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

Collected by Rev W Fleming

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 170 x 145 x 135mm

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