Describes Drosophyllum and its habitat.
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
My dear Sir
I have never seen the Drosophyllum.— It is described as somewhat
shrubby, with narrow elongate leaves, studded with glandulose hairs, as
in Drosera; it was indeed called a Drosera by Linnæus.— It grows in
sandy places in Portugal, Andalusia & Teneriffe; & as I said has lately
been found near Gibraltar.— My object, if I c
With very many thanks | Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin
- f1 6559.f1Carl von Linné (Carolus Linnaeus).
- f2 6559.f2See letter to George Maw, 13 January 1869 and n. 3.