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From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   11 May 1878



WTT-D’s statement perverted by Times [4 May 1878, p. 6, on WTT-D’s Royal Institution lectures on vegetable morphology].

S. H. Vines’s work on light inhibition of Phycomyces hyphae ["The influence of light upon the growth of unicellular organs" (1878), Arb. Bot. Inst. Würzburg 2 (1882): 133–47] suggests heliotropism in green plants is independent of, and more primitive than, photosynthesis.

Heliotropism in aerial roots.

Frank Darwin’s work.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 209.8: 154
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11503

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