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From A. F. Batalin   29 January 1879

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Thanks for CD’s interest in his paper on plant movements ["Über die Ursachen der periodischer Bewegungen der Blumen und Laubblätter", Flora 56 (1873): 433–41, 449–55]. AFB concentrated on clear cases, though he knows there are others.

Experiments on function of movement: Mimosa leaves, held so they cannot move, die.

Summary

Thanks for CD’s interest in his paper on plant movements ["Über die Ursachen der periodischer Bewegungen der Blumen und Laubblätter", Flora 56 (1873): 433–41, 449–55]. AFB concentrated on clear cases, though he knows there are others.

Experiments on function of movement: Mimosa leaves, held so they cannot move, die.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11849
From
Alexander Fedorovich (Александр Федорович Баталин) Batalin
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
St Petersburg
Source of text
DAR 209.14: 178
Physical description
4pp † (German)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11849,” accessed on 16 June 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11849

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