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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Sophy Wedgwood   24 March [1878–80]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Asks her to observe seedlings of Neottia breaking the surface to see whether the flower stems grow straight up or form arches, and whether they secrete water that softens the surrounding ground.

Summary

Asks her to observe seedlings of Neottia breaking the surface to see whether the flower stems grow straight up or form arches, and whether they secrete water that softens the surrounding ground.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11442
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Katherine Elizabeth Sophy (Sophy) Wedgwood
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 4251: 333)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11442,” accessed on 28 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11442

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