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From Daniel Oliver   18 February 1864

Summary

Thinks the paper by H. Crüger should appear in the Journal of the Linnean Society.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb 1864
Classmark:  DAR 173: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4411

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From Daniel Oliver   21 July 1864

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Reports his limited observations on climbing of Nepenthes.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July 1864
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4571

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To Daniel Oliver   [22 July 1864]

Summary

Will DO observe whether leaf [of Nepenthes] with pitcher ever wound round a stick? CD’s plant is improving.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [22 July 1864]
Classmark:  Edward Ford (private collection); in September 2020 owned by ZHANG, Lun Xia (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4566

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To Daniel Oliver   31 March [1864]

Summary

Asks DO to give enclosed [letter?] from John Scott to Hooker.

JS’s work on orchid self-sterility; Acropera has 371250 seeds in one capsule.

Wishes something could be done for Scott.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  31 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 44 (EH 88206027)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4068

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From Daniel Oliver   [17 March 1864]

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Observations on climbing species of Tacoma. [Tecoma!?]

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 107
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4418

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To Daniel Oliver   4 May [1864]

Summary

Thanks for DO’s Lessons in elementary botany [1864].

Asks him to inquire whether there are any twining species of Passiflora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  4 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 48 (EH 88206031)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4481

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To Daniel Oliver   [c. 10 June 1864]

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Asks DO to draw diagram of Lythrum on board at Linnean Society for reference during the reading of CD’s paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [c. 10 June 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 61 (EH 88206044)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4532

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From Daniel Oliver   14 June 1864

Summary

Will be glad to do diagram for CD;

asks whether he has read a Hugo von Mohl paper [see 4349].

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 June 1864
Classmark:  DAR 173: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4534

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From Daniel Oliver   18 June 1864

Summary

Thanks for photograph.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1864
Classmark:  DAR 173: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4539

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From Daniel Oliver   16 December 1864

Summary

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   [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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To Daniel Oliver   15 June [1864]

Summary

L. H. Palm [Über das Winden der Pflanzen (1827)] is better on climbing plants than H. von Mohl [Über den Bau und das Winden der Ranken und Schlingpflanzen (1827)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  15 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 49 (EH 88206032)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4536

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To Daniel Oliver   13 July [1864]

Summary

If CD understood Nepenthes, he would understand every class of climbers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  13 July [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 50 (EH 88206033)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4564

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To Daniel Oliver   15 December [1864]

Summary

Requests addresses of J. E. Planchon, W. F. Hofmeister and M. J. Schleiden so he can send them copies of Lythrum paper [Collected papers 2: 106–31].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  15 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 62 (EH 88206045)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4716

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To Daniel Oliver   17 September [1864]

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Glad that Oliver is to review John Scott’s paper in the Natural History Review (Scott 1864a). Apologises that his enclosed references (now missing) are so paltry.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  17 Sept [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4615F

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To Daniel Oliver   11 March [1864]

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Struck with corresponding positions of tendrils and flower-stalks in Passiflora. Sends [W. E. Darwin’s] dissection drawings of earliest stages. Infers that tendril is a modified flower peduncle.

Requests DO look at mode of climbing in Tecoma.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  11 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 69–70; DAR 261.10: 40 (EH 88206023)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4424

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From Daniel Oliver   12 March 1864

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Discusses homologies of plant organs.

The passion-flower tendril should be considered a modified branch rather than a modified flower. Considers the distinction between the peduncle and the leaf midrib.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1864
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4425

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From Daniel Oliver   [before 31 March 1864]

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Encloses memorandum on tendrils. Nature of tendrils in Modecca.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 31 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 81, 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4417

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To Daniel Oliver   18 March [1864]

Summary

Thanks for information on Tecoma.

Cannot believe DO’s statement about Catasetum; is sure C. tridentatum sets seeds in its native country.

CD erred on Acropera, but how is it naturally fertilised?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  18 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 59 (EH 88206042)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4430

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To Daniel Oliver   17 February [1864]

Summary

Sends Hermann Crüger’s paper ["A few notes on the fecundation of orchids and their morphology", J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 8 (1865): 127–35] for publication.

"Boasts" of confirmation that sexes are separate in Catasetum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  17 Feb [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 58 (EH 88206041)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4410

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