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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   14 July [1878]

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Summary

Asks for list of families of sleeping plants. Believes sleep is merely modified circumnutation at a particular time of day.

Porlieria has had no water for some time but shows no sign of flagging.

Describes the response of Thalia flowers to touch.

Summary

Asks for list of families of sleeping plants. Believes sleep is merely modified circumnutation at a particular time of day.

Porlieria has had no water for some time but shows no sign of flagging.

Describes the response of Thalia flowers to touch.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11608
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 211: 35, 36, 39
Physical description
6pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11608,” accessed on 17 October 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11608.xml

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