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From J. A. Harker   11 November 1878

Summary

Has observed rare instances of Ophrys apifera with "cut labellum". Suggests it was done by large dragonfly mistaking the flower for a fly visiting a flower. Stimulated to study Ophrys by Orchids.

Author:  James Allen (Allen) Harker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1878
Classmark:  DAR 166: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11741
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