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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   17 July [1878]

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Summary

Discusses sleep movements of Porlieria.

Has read an abstract of Julius Wiesner on heliotropism and geotropism ["Die heliotropischen Erscheinungen im Pflanzenreiche", Anz. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien 15 (1878): 137–40] which seems important but is puzzling.

Gives details of his observations on climbing plants with reference to comments by Julius Sachs.

Summary

Discusses sleep movements of Porlieria.

Has read an abstract of Julius Wiesner on heliotropism and geotropism ["Die heliotropischen Erscheinungen im Pflanzenreiche", Anz. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien 15 (1878): 137–40] which seems important but is puzzling.

Gives details of his observations on climbing plants with reference to comments by Julius Sachs.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11615
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Darwin, Francis
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 211: 37
Physical description
8pp †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11615,” accessed on 9 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11615

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