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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   25 July [1878]

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Summary

Is forwarding the writing machine to Carl Semper.

Is glad FD has taken up his old friends, the twiners.

Hopes to get heliotropic aerial roots from J. D. Hooker. Asks FD to find out whether any moulds or roots are apheliotropic. Is puzzled by heliotropism in subterranean roots.

Summary

Is forwarding the writing machine to Carl Semper.

Is glad FD has taken up his old friends, the twiners.

Hopes to get heliotropic aerial roots from J. D. Hooker. Asks FD to find out whether any moulds or roots are apheliotropic. Is puzzled by heliotropism in subterranean roots.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11631
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 211: 40
Physical description
4pp †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11631,” accessed on 22 May 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11631

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