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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Asa Gray   [1 April 1880]1

Yes, Ipomœa leptophylla makes a root as big as a man. So does Ipomœa pandurata,—which, I believe—but dont know—germinates normally,2 That must be looked to. If it has the same trick it would well confirm your notion of the meaning of the thing.3

A Gray

CD annotations

1.1 pandurata 1.2] ‘pandurata’ above ink

Summary

Germination and root of Ipomoea.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12556
From
Asa Gray
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Postmark
APR 1
Source of text
DAR 209.6: 203
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12556,” accessed on 14 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12556.xml

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