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From Daniel Oliver   [after 20 July 1863]

Summary

Gives a reference to a paper.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 20 July 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4366

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From Daniel Oliver   [27 March 1863]

Summary

Sends some specimens for CD.

Is busy with W. African Amomum, whose floral structure he discusses.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Mar 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4328

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  • … Oliver, Daniel Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . Darwin By this post the flowers of the Edwardsia are sent in small tin box. I enclose bracts of some Marcgraaviaceae . — I am busy upon West African Amomums , —the genus furnishing “Grains of Paradise” &c. & …

From Daniel Oliver   [26 March 1863]

Summary

Discusses the female parts of the Primula flower; the true character of the free placenta is not completely understood.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 Mar 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3894

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From Daniel Oliver   17 February 1863

Summary

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   27 February 1863

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Summary

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   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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From Daniel Oliver   20 July 1863

Summary

Hildebrand’s paper is unsuitable for the Natural History Review.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 July 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4247

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From Daniel Oliver   14 April 1863

Summary

The ovule of Primula is amphitropous or what J. Georg Agardh calls apotropo-amphitropous [see Theoria systematis plantarum (1858), tab. 24, fig. 5–6].

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4093

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From Daniel Oliver   27 November 1863

Summary

Discusses the contraction of hygroscopic bundles in seed-pods,

and a paper by Hugo von Mohl ["Über dimorphe Blüthen", Bot. Ztg. (1863): 309–15, 321–8] in which he discusses Oxalis and determines that Fumaria is a necessarily self-fertilising plant.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4349

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