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Letter 9644

Darwin, C. R. to Nevill, D. F.

18 Sept [1874]

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    Stupidly missed Utricularia bladders, which he assumed were with the leaves. Has now found true bladders on roots and has evidence of captive prey. Thinks bladders capture subterranean insects. Thinks the large bladder-like structures are water reservoirs. DN's plant has given him a most enjoyable day of work.


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