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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-12541

To Asa Gray   20 March [1880]

Down Beckenham | Kent

March 20th

Will you be so kind as to tell me whether Mr. Thompson of Ipswich is right that Ipomœa leptophylla makes a great tuber as big as a manget-wurzel.— A word on post-card wd suffice. Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza.

C. Darwin

Summary

Asks AG to confirm whether Ipomoea leptophylla "makes a great tuber as big as a mangel-wurzel".

Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12541
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Gray, Asa
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Gray Herbarium (Walter Deane Autograph Collection)
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12541,” accessed on 26 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-12541

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