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Darwin Correspondence Project

To D. F. Nevill   18 September [1874]

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Summary

Stupidly missed Utricularia bladders, which he assumed were with the leaves. Has now found true bladders on roots and has evidence of captive prey. Thinks bladders capture subterranean insects. Thinks the large bladder-like structures are water reservoirs. DN’s plant has given him a most enjoyable day of work.

Summary

Stupidly missed Utricularia bladders, which he assumed were with the leaves. Has now found true bladders on roots and has evidence of captive prey. Thinks bladders capture subterranean insects. Thinks the large bladder-like structures are water reservoirs. DN’s plant has given him a most enjoyable day of work.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9644
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Nevill, D. F.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9644,” accessed on 3 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9644

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