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Letter 12541

Darwin, C. R. to Gray, Asa

20 Mar [1880]

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    Asks AG to confirm whether Ipomoea leptophylla "makes a great tuber as big as a mangel-wurzel".

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    Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza.

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Down Beckenham | Kent

March 20th

Will you be so kind as to tell me whether Mr. Thompson of Ipswich is right that Ipomœa leptophylla makes a great tuber as big as a manget-wurzel.— A word on post-card wd suffice. Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza.

C. Darwin

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