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Letter 3280

Oliver, Daniel to Darwin, C. R.

[after 8 Oct 1861]

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    Finds no trace of nectar in Stanhopea saccata.



I find no trace of nectar or other secretion in the hollow base of labell of St. Saccata

The papillae wh. clothe it are more or less moist, but no accumulation as a drop—

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    f1 3280.f1
    The draft of Oliver's letter is written on the back of the letter to Daniel Oliver, 8 October [1861].
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    f2 3280.f2
    See letter to Daniel Oliver, 8 October [1861].
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