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From Daniel Oliver   16 December 1864

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Sends addresses of Planchon, Hofmeister, and Schleiden.

Hermann Crüger left no widow.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Dec 1864
Classmark:  DAR 173: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4718

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From Daniel Oliver   23 October 1865

Summary

Returns a paper which he has looked over.

Cannot name the scrap of Strychnos with any certainty.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 173: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4922

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From Daniel Oliver    [after 13 May 1866]

Summary

Gives CD some references to papers.

Reports improvement in his wife’s health.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 13 May 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4964

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From Daniel Oliver   17 February 1863

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DO thinks an essay [Alexander Braun’s "Rejuvenescence", Ray Society (1853)] is not worth reading with respect to some difficulty concerning phyllotaxy.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8770

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From Daniel Oliver   12 October 1874

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Sends specimens of Byblis, Roridula, and Utricularia for CD’s examination.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9675

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From Daniel Oliver   2 January 1875

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The generic name Genlisea must be preserved for Utriculariaceae with five-part calyces.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9796

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From Daniel Oliver   [before 23 October 1860]

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Quotes note by Julius Milde on Drosera rotundifolia from Botanische Zeitung (1852): 540.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 23 Oct 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 58.2: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2971

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From Daniel Oliver   13 September 1862

Summary

Has given directions to save seeds of Lythrum hyssopifolium.

CD’s diagram of Lythrum salicaria is very remarkable. [See Collected papers 2: 107.]

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 111 (ser. 2): 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3718

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From Daniel Oliver   27 February 1863

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Answers CD’s query on Primula longiflora and P. scotica.

Would like abstract of CD’s paper ["Two forms of Linum", Collected papers 2: 93–105] for Natural History Review.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Feb 1863
Classmark:  DAR 108: 178
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4015

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From Daniel Oliver   [15–16 October 1860]

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Extracts from botanical literature dealing with Dionaea, intercrossing, and sensitivity. [Bot. Ztg. (1833): 96; Thomas Nuttall, Genera of N. American plants (1818)].

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15–16 Oct 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 58.2: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2623

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From Daniel Oliver   23 November 1860

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Dr Hooker has given him CD’s memorandum on the fly-catcher.

Copies out extract from Curtis’ Botanical Magazine [On Apocynum androsæmifolium, 8 (1794): tab.]: 280 and gives a further reference in Erasmus Darwin’s The loves of plants [1789]. Suggests that they look at Apocynum.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Nov 1860
Classmark:  DAR 157a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2995A

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From Daniel Oliver   4 September 1862

Summary

Sends flowers with anthers of two colours.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 173: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3711

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From Daniel Oliver   [28 January – 8 February 1864]

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Botanists are obliged to regard tendrils as either leaf- or stem-formations. Vitis, Passiflora, and Clematis are discussed. [See 4398.]

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Jan – 8 Feb 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4398F

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From Daniel Oliver   12 March 1877

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Discusses the cleistogamous flowers of Oxalis. Thinks they may not be truly cleistogamous but merely arrested or imperfectly developed normal flowers.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 173: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10890

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From Daniel Oliver   19 September 1860

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CD’s observations on preference of Drosera for milk and nitrogenous fluids, and the effect of nitrate of ammonia are interesting. Asks whether CD is satisfied that the effect is not due to density of fluid or to a chemical irritant. His own observations suggest such possibilities.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Sept 1860
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 12–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2921

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From Daniel Oliver   [before 8 November 1861]

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List of references on orchid structure and fertilisation.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 8 Nov 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 225–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3039

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From Daniel Oliver   [before February 1868]

Summary

Notes on the taxonomy of Primula.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before Feb 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5824F

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From Daniel Oliver   19 December 1874

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Sends Utricularia montana and Byblis species.

Drosera census numbers 100 species.

Genlisea distinguished from Utricularia.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 112–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9765

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From Daniel Oliver   25 November 1862

Summary

Informs CD of possible dimorphism of Epilobium angustifolium.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Nov 1862
Classmark:  DAR 111 (ser. 2): 61–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3828

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From Daniel Oliver   22 January 1863

Summary

The number of "aquatic" flowers is reduced if one considers only those that expand under water.

Lecturing at Norwich.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Jan 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3937

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