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From Daniel Oliver   [after 8 October 1861]1

[Kew]

I find no trace of nectar or other secretion in the hollow base of labell of St. Saccata2

The papillae wh. clothe it are more or less moist, but no accumulation as a drop—

Footnotes

The draft of Oliver’s letter is written on the back of the letter to Daniel Oliver, 8 October [1861].

Summary

Finds no trace of nectar in Stanhopea saccata.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3280
From
Daniel Oliver
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
Down House (MS 10: 31v.)
Physical description
Adraft 1p (on 3279)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3280,” accessed on 25 September 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3280

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 9

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