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DCP-LETT-10911

From Fritz Müller   25 March 1877

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Summary

Thanks CD for new [2d] edition of Orchids.

Mentions some observations on dimorphic plants.

Reports on a third species of Pontederia [see Forms of flowers, p. 185].

Describes some unusual grasses.

Reports rumours from southern Brazil concerning the existence of a gigantic subterranean animal.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10911
From
Müller, J. F. T.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Santa Catharina, Brazil
Source of text
DAR 111: 89–90
Physical description
4pp †

Summary

Thanks CD for new [2d] edition of Orchids.

Mentions some observations on dimorphic plants.

Reports on a third species of Pontederia [see Forms of flowers, p. 185].

Describes some unusual grasses.

Reports rumours from southern Brazil concerning the existence of a gigantic subterranean animal.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10911,” accessed on 30 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10911

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