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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   22 July [1879]

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Summary

At work on Movement in plants.

Discusses John Ball’s, G. de Saporta’s, and his own theories of higher plant origin. Their rapid development remains an "abominable mystery".

Frank is working in Würzburg.

Summary

At work on Movement in plants.

Discusses John Ball’s, G. de Saporta’s, and his own theories of higher plant origin. Their rapid development remains an "abominable mystery".

Frank is working in Würzburg.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12167
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 95: 485–8
Physical description
7pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12167,” accessed on 28 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-12167

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