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The label of a herbarium sheet does not carry information on

(a) date of collection

(b) name of collector

(c) local names

(d) height of the plant.
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Ans: (d) height of the plant.

Sol: A herbarium is a collection of plants, which have been dried, pressed, mounted on herbarium sheets, identified and classified according to some approved system of classification. The storage of herbarium sheets forms a repository for future use. A printed label (7 × 12 cm) giving the following information is fixed on the lower, right corner of herbarium sheet:

(i) Scientific name of plant (ii) Common/vernacular name (iii) Family (iv) Locality (v) Date of collection (vi) Collection number (vii) Name of collector (viii) Plant characteristics (optional) (ix) Name of institution (optional).

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