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To John Ralfs   [after 25 June 1874]

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Wants particularly to know whether seeds or leaves of other plants are ever found adhering to the leaves of Pinguicula. Observations would perhaps best be made in a month or two.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Ralfs
Date:  [after 25 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 59.1: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9514F

To John Ralfs   8 July 1874

Summary

Thanks for the Pinguicula plants, which have recovered, and asks if he could also send Utricularia, since his other supplies have failed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Ralfs
Date:  8 July 1874
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 76527)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9534F

From John Ralfs   9 July 1874

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Sends specimens of Pinguicula and observations made on them. [See Insectivorous plants, pp. 390–1.]

Author:  John Ralfs
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 73–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9540

To John Ralfs   13 July [1874]

Summary

Discusses specimens of Utricularia.

Mentions JR’s work on desmids [The British Desmidieae [Desmidiae!?] (1848)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Ralfs
Date:  13 July [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (443)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9546
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