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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Hugo de Vries   6 September 1879

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Summary

Perhaps movement from side to side in plants is caused by the contraction of one side, rather than the expansion of the other.

Sends seeds of Lychnis Githago: he observed the hypocotyledenous stem, not the root, contracting.

Summary

Perhaps movement from side to side in plants is caused by the contraction of one side, rather than the expansion of the other.

Sends seeds of Lychnis Githago: he observed the hypocotyledenous stem, not the root, contracting.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12219F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Hugo de Vries
Source of text
Artis Library (De Vries 7)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12219F,” accessed on 11 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12219F.xml

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