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Darwin Correspondence Project

To S. B. Herrick   6 March 1876

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

CD came to believe Drosera drew its nourishment from insects because it grows where no other plants survive. Doubts glands are modified stomata.

Suggests works by Grönland and Trécul.

Summary

CD came to believe Drosera drew its nourishment from insects because it grows where no other plants survive. Doubts glands are modified stomata.

Suggests works by Grönland and Trécul.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10415
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Sophie McIlvaine Bledsoe (Sophie Bledsoe) Herrick
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Manuscript Department, University of Virginia Library (3461)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10415,” accessed on 22 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10415

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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