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To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   24 October [1878]

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Wants some plants for sleep-movement observations. Has almost finished experimental work and must start sorting his notes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  24 Oct [1878]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W. T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 150–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11727

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  • … Botanic Gardens, Kew); letters from Joseph Dalton Hooker to Asa Gray, 18 September 1878 …
  • … and 13 October 1878 (Asa Gray Correspondence 39, Archives of the Gray Herbarium)). CD’s …

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   2 August [1878]

Summary

Thanks for plants and seeds; requests for more to test Sachs’s notion on "bloom".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  2 Aug [1878]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W. T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 141–3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11637

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  • … Kew on 22 January 1878 ( letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ). CD had been shown …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   11 May 1878

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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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  • … Kew on 22 January 1878 ( letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ). Henry Nottidge …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   29 January 1878

Summary

Information on Cyclamen and other plants.

Identification of some plants.

"Bloom".

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1878
Classmark:  DAR 133.19: 10, 11, DAR 178: 102, DAR 209.4: 433–4, DAR 209.11: 258, 259, DAR 209.12: 88, Petit and Théodoridès 1959, pp. 210–11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11339

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  • … at Kew on 22 January 1878 ( letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ), and Thiselton- …
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