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To Thomas Whitelegge   28 April 1878

Summary

Has not studied Geum, but suppression of one sex is not rare in plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Whitelegge
Date:  28 Apr 1878
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 5833)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11486

From Thomas Whitelegge   16 May 1878

Summary

Gynodioecism in Ranunculus acris.

Author:  Thomas Whitelegge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11514

To Thomas Whitelegge   17 May 1878

Summary

Will use TW’s case of gynodioecious Ranunculus if he prints a new edition of Forms of flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Whitelegge
Date:  17 May 1878
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 5833)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11515

From Thomas Whitelegge   21 May 1878

Summary

Gynodioecism.

Author:  Thomas Whitelegge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11522

From Thomas Whitelegge   27 May 1878

Summary

Has found a few examples of Ranunculus repens with stamens reduced as in R. acris.

Author:  Thomas Whitelegge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11530

From Thomas Whitelegge   15 July 1878

Summary

Has found examples of small female flowers in Stachys germanica and Ranunculus bulbosus.

Author:  Thomas Whitelegge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1878
Classmark:  DAR 181: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11609

To Thomas Whitelegge   16 July 1878

Summary

Asks TW not to send more information as CD does not expect a new edition of Forms of flowers.

TW’s Stachys case is what he calls gynodioeciousness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Whitelegge
Date:  16 July 1878
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 5833)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11611
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