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DCP-LETT-12556

From Asa Gray   [1 April 1880]

Sir, Ipomœa leptophylla makes a root as big as a man. So does Ipomœa pandurata,—which, I believe—but dont know—germinates normally, That must be looked to. If it has the same trick it would well confirm your notion of the meaning of the thing.

A Gray

CD annotations

1.00 pandurata] ‘pandurata’ added ink

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12556
From
Gray, Asa
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 209.6: 203
Physical description
ApcS

Summary

Germination and root of Ipomoea.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12556,” accessed on 31 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-12556

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