Reports his limited observations on climbing of Nepenthes.
Royal Gardens Kew
21. July 1864
My dear Sir
Your enquiry about Nepenthes is a rather difficult one,—espec
The yg. leaves are often (usually?) more or less hooked as on opposite page copied from Korthals excellent figures. I must bear the matter in mind & communicate again with you about Nepenthes tho' probably not before I return from So. France where I intend to go for 3 or 4 weeks.
Yours very sincerely | D
- f1 4571.f1See letter to Daniel Oliver, 13 July  and n. 2.
- f2 4571.f2Oliver was professor of botany at University College, London, and an assistant in the herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (R. Desmond 1994).
- f3 4571.f3See the second sketch. Oliver refers to the Dutch botanist Pieter Willem Korthals. The source from which Oliver copied the figures of Nepenthes is Korthals 1839--42, plates 1--3. See also letter to Daniel Oliver, 13 July  and n. 3.