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From Thomas Brittain   30 November 1876


Informs CD about Apocynum androsaemifolium, an insectivorous plant not mentioned in CD’s book. Offers to send specimen.

Author:  Thomas Brittain
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 160: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10693

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  • … Insurance Brokers, &c. 8, York Street, | Manchester 30 Nov 18 76 D r Darwin Dear Sir On …

To Thomas Brittain   1 December 1876


Thanks TB for calling his attention to the case of the Apocynum; is unable to understand the trap-like arrangement [of the flowers].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Brittain
Date:  1 Dec 1876
Classmark:  Manchester City News, 24 June 1882
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10695

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