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From Asa Gray   3 February 1880

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Germination of Megarrhiza. AG’s observations at variance with CD’s.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12455

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   3 February 1880 …
  • … DAR 209.6: 201 Asa Gray Herbarium of Harvard 3 Feb 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1877e. The germination of the genus Megarrhiza , Torr. …
  • … of Science and Arts 3d ser. 14: 21–4. Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. …
  • … where there was no wash. In haste | Ever Yours | Asa Gray 2.1 If your … the seed.  2.2] …
  • … crayon Top of letter : ‘In my case petioles geotropic— In Asa Gray apogeotropic!! ’ ink …

From Volney Rattan to Asa Gray   29 March 1880

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Germination of Megarrhiza.

Author:  Volney Rattan
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  29 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 206
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12553

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  • … Rattan, Volney Gray, Asa
  • … From Volney Rattan to Asa Gray   29 March 1880 …
  • … DAR 209.6: 206 Volney Rattan San Francisco 29 Mar 1880 Asa Gray

From Asa Gray to Francis Darwin   17 December 1880

Summary

Roots arising from stems and shoots of brambles.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12921

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, Francis …
  • … From Asa Gray to Francis Darwin   17 December 1880 …
  • … DAR 165: 202 Asa Gray Kew 17 Dec 1880 Francis Darwin …

From Asa Gray   3 July 1880

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Confirmation of CD’s idea: AG planted seeds Ipomœa pandurata. One seed has come up and its germination is same as of I. leptophylla.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 186: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12646F

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   3 July 1880 …
  • … DAR 186: 52 Asa Gray 3 July 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. Structural botany or …

From Asa Gray   29 July [1880]

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Information about Ipomœa jalapa.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 186: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12674F

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   29 July [1880] …
  • … DAR 186: 53 Asa Gray 29 July [1880] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. Structural botany or …

To Asa Gray   19 January 1880

Summary

Describes the germination and early growth of Megarrhiza about which AG has been misinformed. The tubular petioles act functionally like a root.

Ipomoea did not germinate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  19 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (126)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12433

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   19 January 1880 …
  • … Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (126) Charles Robert Darwin Down 19 Jan 1880 Asa Gray
  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1877e. The germination of the genus Megarrhiza , Torr. …
  • … of Science and Arts 3d ser. 14: 21–4. Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. …

From Asa Gray   11 March 1880

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Sends seeds of Megarrhiza and gives details of species.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12532

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   11 March 1880 …
  • … Cambridge, Mass. : Welch, Bigelow & Co. Gray, Asa. 1877e. The germination of the genus …
  • … of Science and Arts 3d ser. 14: 21–4. Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’ s botanical text-book. Vol. …
  • … DAR 209.6: 202 Asa Gray Herbarium of Harvard 11 Mar 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From Asa Gray   30 September 18[80]

Summary

Leaves Kew the next day for three or four months of travel.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Sept 18[80]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6400

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   30 September 18[80] …
  • … DAR 165: 166 Asa Gray Kew 30 Sept 18[80] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Press. Gray, Jane Loring, ed. 1893. Letters of Asa Gray. 2 vols. London: Macmillan and Co. …
  • … s care, at the Jardin des Plantes, as soon as it is out. Sincerely Yours | Asa Gray

To Asa Gray   20 January [1880]

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Germination of Delphinium and Megarrhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  20 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12436

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   20 January [1880] …
  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. Structural botany or …
  • … Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (127) Charles Robert Darwin Down 20 Jan [1880] Asa Gray

From Asa Gray   12 January 1880

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Sends some cotton seeds for CD.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12416

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   12 January 1880 …
  • … DAR 165: 201 Asa Gray Herbarium of Harvard 12 Jan 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … hold of some for this southern planter,—& will send by post hither. Ever Yours | Asa Gray

From Asa Gray   [1 April 1880]

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Germination and root of Ipomoea.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Apr 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12556

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   [1 April 1880] …
  • … DAR 209.6: 203 Asa Gray unstated [1 Apr 1880] Charles Robert Darwin …

To Asa Gray   20 March [1880]

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Asks AG to confirm whether Ipomoea leptophylla "makes a great tuber as big as a mangel-wurzel".

Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  20 Mar [1880]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (Walter Deane Autograph Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12541

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   20 March [1880] …
  • … Walter Deane Autograph Collection) Charles Robert Darwin Down 20 Mar [1880] Asa Gray

To Asa Gray   17 February 1880

Summary

Seed germination.

Strange that his plants [of Megarrhiza] behaved differently from AG’s [see 12455].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  17 Feb 1880
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (128)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12489

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   17 February 1880 …
  • … Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (128) Charles Robert Darwin Down 17 Feb 1880 Asa Gray

From Asa Gray   4 April 1880

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Encloses a letter from Volney Rattan of California.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 204–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12562

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   4 April 1880 …
  • … DAR 209.6: 204–6 Asa Gray Herbarium of Harvard 4 Apr 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. Structural botany or …

To Asa Gray   19 April 1880

Summary

Thanks for the letter from Volney Rattan [see 12553].

Discusses protective adaptation of seedlings from frost.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  19 Apr 1880
Classmark:  University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12582

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   19 April 1880 …
  • … The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z) Charles Robert Darwin Down 19 Apr 1880 Asa Gray

To Asa Gray   24 March [1880]

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Thanks for Megarrhiza seeds and information. Has been greatly interested by Megarrhiza germination.

Samuel Butler has attacked CD over Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  24 Mar [1880]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (130)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12545

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   24 March [1880] …
  • … Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (130) Charles Robert Darwin Down 24 Mar [1880] Asa Gray

From J. D. Hooker   24 September 1880

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Can Alphonse de Candolle see CD?

Asa Gray at Kew; will meet JDH in Italy in December.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 140–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12724

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  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1878–84. Synoptical flora of North America. 2 vols. …
  • … Can Alphonse de Candolle see CD? Asa Gray at Kew; will meet JDH in Italy in December. …
  • … Co. Gray, Jane Loring, ed. 1893. Letters of Asa Gray. 2 vols. London: Macmillan and Co. …

To W. E. Darwin   9 [June 1880]

Summary

Sends Asa Gray’s lectures on Natural science and religion [1880].

Greatly enjoyed their stay at Bassett.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  9 [June 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12624

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  • … Bibliography Gray, Asa. 1880b. Natural science and religion: two lectures delivered to the …
  • … Sends Asa Gray’s lectures on Natural science and religion [1880]. Greatly enjoyed their …

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   27 January [1880]

Summary

Asa Gray wants seeds of a variety of cotton known as vine cotton.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  27 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 203–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12440

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  • Asa Gray wants seeds of a variety of cotton known as vine cotton. …
  • … Orpington. S.E.R. Jan 27 th My dear Dyer. Asa Gray has sent me cotton-seeds (so that I now …

To Volney Rattan   3 November 1880

Summary

Thanks for seeds of Megarrhiza and for information in letter to Asa Gray.

Will send copy of Movement in plants in which Megarrhiza is discussed [see pp. 81–2].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Volney Rattan
Date:  3 Nov 1880
Classmark:  University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12792

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Megarrhiza and for information in letter to Asa Gray. Will send copy of Movement in plants …
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