Sea bean (Entada gigas)

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Unknown
Description
Sea bean from the giant tropical legume vine (entada gigas). Brown/grey in colour, circular in shape with an indentation on one side. Sea beans, also known as sea hearts, are impervious to salt water and are known to float in the sea for several years.
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Media/Materials
Botanical Plant
Measurements
16 x 49 x 44 mm (h x w x d)
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1961/34/21

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