Alternative Name(s): Paracress, Toothache Plant.

Sample of the herb Para cress, also known as Brazil cress. It was used for medicinal purposes and as a food.

This sample, in a glass dome, is of unrecorded provenance, but it is housed and labelled in the same manner as objects adjacent in number in the Museum's collection from Franz Wilhelm & Co, Vienna, Austria, provenanced to the 1888 Centennial Exhibition in Melbourne.

Physical Description

Para cress sample in glass dome with label.

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