Congratulations on finding water-lily.
Thanks for Pinguicula specimens.
Asks for reference to her article on Utricularia [see 10508].
Down, | Beckenham, Kent. | Railway Station | Orpington. S.E.R.
I congratulate you on your splendid Botanical success in finding the Water Lily & Amaryllis. Alas I know nothing of systematical botany. The specimens which you have sent of Utricularia are most beautiful & excellently preserved. I shall feel great interest in reading your account of them when published.
I am sorry to say that I never received the article in Harpers on the sensitivity of the valve in Utricularia,— a subject which drives me half mad.— If you have been able to prove either side of the case, I beg you tell me exact title & date of the number, which I can then easily pursue.
If the Nymphaea is presumed by D
Dear Madam | Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin
I have thought it best to address this to Vineland
- f1 10464.f1This letter is not yet published in the edition of The correspondence of Charles Darwin; it is due to appear in volume 24. The text is being made available here ahead of print publication as part of the `Darwin and Gender' project funded by The Bonita Trust.