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To Daniel Oliver   18 December 1874


Asks four favours: sort out confusion about the name Byblis gigantea or grandiflora; can he see dried specimens of Genlisea ornata; is there a more recent list of Drosera spp. than Steudel 1841; are there at Kew any dried specimens of Utricularia montana collected from the plant’s native haunts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  18 Dec 1874
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9763F

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To Daniel Oliver   14 October 1874


Thanks him for specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  14 Oct 1874
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.452)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9679

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To Daniel Oliver   19 October [1874]


Returns insectivorous plants to Kew, with questions about their range. Most species seem to have remarkably confined ranges.

Asks for a Bengal Aldrovanda leaf so that he can see whether it differs from the German species.

Roridula interested him extremely.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  19 Oct [1874]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection, MS.84.2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9686

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