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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-3280

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

1
The draft of Oliver’s letter is written on the back of the letter to Daniel Oliver, 8 October [1861].
2
See letter to Daniel Oliver, 8 October [1861].

Summary

Finds no trace of nectar in Stanhopea saccata.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3280
From
Oliver, Daniel
To
Darwin, C. R.
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 31 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3280

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