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From Alphonse de Candolle   31 July 1877

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Summary

Thanks for Forms of flowers.

In his Monographiae phanerogamarum [vol. 1 (1878)] he discusses transitional forms of dioecism in three genera of Smilax.

Criticises CD’s use of the words "purpose" and "end", but acknowledges that in English they can mean both cause and effect.

Summary

Thanks for Forms of flowers.

In his Monographiae phanerogamarum [vol. 1 (1878)] he discusses transitional forms of dioecism in three genera of Smilax.

Criticises CD’s use of the words "purpose" and "end", but acknowledges that in English they can mean both cause and effect.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11084
From
Alphonse de Candolle
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Geneva
Source of text
DAR 161: 21
Physical description
6pp (French) †

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11084,” accessed on 21 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11084.xml

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