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From Fritz Müller   9 January 1881

Summary

Thanks for CD’s offer of assistance after flood damage.

Comments on Movement in plants. Discusses sleep movements and paraheliotropism of Maranta and other plants.

Describes the fertilisation of figs by Hymenoptera.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 99: 217–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12996

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  • … Read 14 February 1868. ] Bulletin de la Société botanique de France 15: 11–13. Endlicher, …

From Fritz Müller   [2 November 1866]

Summary

Sends his observations on sterility of Eschscholzia,

on Oxalis,

and on recently found dimorphic plants.

Sends specimen of Hedyotis [see Forms of flowers, p. 133].

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 Nov 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 111: B59, DAR 142: 100, 101, 105, Möller ed. 1915–21, 2: 93–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5264

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  • 11 "  3 "  3 " 6 "  6 "  12 "  3 "  20 " 6 "  6 "  12 "  3–4 "  1 "  2) 6 "  6 "  12 "  4 "  25 " 6 "  7 "  12 "  3 "  1 " 6 "  7 "  13 "  4 "  1 " 6 "  7 "  14 "  …
  • 11 " 3 " 3 " 6 " 6 " 12 " 3 " 20 " 6 " 6 " 12 " 3–4 " 1 " 2) 6 " 6 " 12 " 4 " 25 " 6 " 7 " 12 " 3 " 1 " 6 " 7 " 13 " 4 " 1 " 6 " 7 " 14 " …

From Fritz Müller   [12 and 31 August, and 10 October 1865]

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FM’s comments on Climbing Plants.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 and 31 Aug 1865 and 10 Oct 1865
Classmark:  Notes on some of the climbing-plants near Desterro, in South Brazil. By Herr Fritz Müller, in a letter to C. Darwin. [Read 7 December 1865.] Journal of the Linnean Society (Botany) 9 (1866): 344–9.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4881F

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  • 14; for CD’s discussions on the derivation of tendrils, see Correspondence vol.  12, letters from Daniel Oliver, [28 January – 8 February 1864] , 12 March 1864 , and [before 31 March 1864] , letter to Daniel Oliver, 11  …

From Fritz Müller   18 October 1869

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Describes experiments to test the fertility of Abutilon, which appears self-sterile,

and briefly mentions dichogamy in Eschscholzia.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 76: B178, Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6943

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  • 11). Müller may refer to seeds of Eschscholzia californica sent by CD with his letter of 3 April [1868] ( Correspondence vol.  16). CD sent more seeds of E.  californica shortly after his letter of 14  …

From Fritz Müller   16 January 1872

Summary

Has no objection to CD’s alluding to FM’s idea that sexual selection has come into play in mimetic butterflies.

Reports observations on other butterflies and on termites.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1872
Classmark:  DAR 142: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8161

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  • 11 November until 12 December 1871 (Möller ed.  1915–21, 2: 201). Doña Francisca was a German colony, founded in 1851, lying between the Sierra do Mar and the coast in the province of Santa Catarina. The main settlement was the city of Joinville, about seventy-five miles north of Müller’s home in Itajahy ( Columbia gazetteer of the world ). See Correspondence vol.  19, letter to Fritz Müller, 2 August [1871] and n.  8. In his letter of 14  …

From Fritz Müller   19 October 1877

Summary

Doubts that glands of calyx of cleistogamic Malpighiaceae serve as protection.

Some species of Solanum bear long- and short-styled flowers on same plant.

Changing colours of some flowers may show insects the proper moment for fertilisation.

Doubts that the style of Pontederia cordata changes length.

Sexual difference in wings of some butterflies due to development in male of scales that emit odours to excite female.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1877
Classmark:  Möller ed. 1915–21, 2: 363–4; Nature, 29 November 1877, pp. 78–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11191

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  • 14: 69–75. Correspondence : The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Delpino, Federico. 1868–75. Ulteriori osservazioni sulla dicogamia nel regno vegetale. 2 parts. Milan: Giuseppe Bernardoni. [Originally published in Atti della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali Milano 11 ( …

From Fritz Müller   2 June 1867

Summary

Discusses dimorphism in plants, especially the Rubiaceae.

Gives observations on orchids; notes varying degrees of self-sterility and a varying success at crossing distinct species.

Mentions local ferns he is collecting

and considers the phenomenon of apparently mimetic plants.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 June 1867
Classmark:  DAR 110: B113–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5559

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  • 11. 67. ’ For earlier discussion of the presence and function of hygroscopic hairs, see the letters from Fritz Müller, 1 January 1867 and n.  19, and 2 February 1867 . CD had first informed Müller of his interest in comparing the growth of plants produced from self-fertilised and crossed seeds in a letter of 25 September [1866] ( Correspondence vol.  14; …

From Fritz Müller   22 April 1868

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Summary

His opinion of Pangenesis.

On relative proportion of sexes in marine animals [sthg missing!?] Crustacea.

Sexual differences.

Music of Cicadae.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 86: A85–6; Möller 1915–21, 2: 140; Darwin Library–CUL (tipped into CD’s copy of F. Müller 1864a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6140

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  • 14), but had not discussed crossing. Müller discussed his crossing experiments in a letter of 1 April 1867 ( Correspondence vol.  15), and sent CD an empty seed-pod from one of the crosses (see Correspondence vol.  15, letter from Fritz Müller, 2 June 1867  and n.  16). Oncidium belongs to the subfamily Vandoideae, while Leptotes is in the subfamily Epidendroideae. Müller refers to CD’s letters of 30 January [1868] and 11  …
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