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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   14 [August 1878]

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Summary

Instructs FD to plant some Oxalis seeds.

Wishes to trace the movement of an old cotyledon. Asks him to examine and compare the pulvinus of a species which moves its cotyledon greatly with one of a species that moves it only moderately.

Are the tendrils ready for heliotropic experiment yet?

Summary

Instructs FD to plant some Oxalis seeds.

Wishes to trace the movement of an old cotyledon. Asks him to examine and compare the pulvinus of a species which moves its cotyledon greatly with one of a species that moves it only moderately.

Are the tendrils ready for heliotropic experiment yet?

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11658
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Darwin
Sent from
Abinger Hall
Source of text
DAR 211: 43
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11658,” accessed on 24 May 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11658

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