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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-10415

To S. B. Herrick   6 March 1876

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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
Darwin, C. R.
To
Herrick, S. M. B.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Manuscript Department, University of Virginia Library (3461)
Physical description
3pp

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.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10415,” accessed on 13 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10415

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