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From Daniel Oliver   16 September 1862

Summary

Envelope containing specimens (apparently mentioned in the letter from Daniel Oliver 27 February 1863 (S 4015)).

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 142: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13891G

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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   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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To Daniel Oliver   14 September [1862]

Summary

Asks DO to name enclosed Lythrum received from CD’s sister-in-law [Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  14 Sept [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 37 (EH 88206020)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3720

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To Daniel Oliver   2 September [1862]

Summary

Exciting work on trimorphism in Lythrum salicaria. Requests Lythraceae from Kew.

Wants to know of plants other than Melastoma and Lythrum with coloured pollen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  2 Sept [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 35 (EH 88206018)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3706

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To Daniel Oliver   [17 September 1862]

Summary

Performed a large number of Lythrum crosses before leaving home.

Working on Drosera for amusement. Has tried effect on plants of vegetable substances active on animal nervous systems, e.g., opium; makes Drosera inactive for hours.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [17 Sept 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 36 (EH 88206019)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3709

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