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To Charles Turner   [1 April – 16 June 1863?]

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Asks correspondent whether, when growing hollyhocks, he finds it necessary to space out the different varieties to prevent crossing and thus to obtain true seed [see Variation 2: 108].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Turner
Date:  [1 Apr – 16 June 1863?]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3886

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Turner, Charles
  • … To Charles Turner   [1 April – 16 June 1863? ] …
  • … DAR 96: 12 Charles Robert Darwin unstated [1 Apr – 16 June 1863? ] Charles Turner
  • Charles William Crocker to undertake hollyhock experiments (see Correspondence vol.  10, letter from C.  W.  Crocker, [before 13 March 1862] , and this volume, letter from C.  W.  Crocker, 1 May 1863). See Correspondence vol.  8, letter from William Masters, 8 May 1860 , and Variation 2: 107–8. Turner’ …

Turner, Charles (1818–85)

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  • Charles Turner 1818–85 Nurseryman. Acquired the Royal Nurseries, Slough, Buckinghamshire, …

From W. T. Thiselton Dyer   [1876]

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Cancelled: part of 11847

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 259
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10340

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  • … DAR 205.2: 259 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer unstated Charles Robert Darwin …

From Mr Turner   2 October 1875

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When the tails of horned cattle are rubbed ‘just below the root,’ they invariably twist their bodies, stretch their necks, and begin to lick their lips.

Author:  Mr Turner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1875
Classmark:  Expression 2d ed., p. 47, n. 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10179F

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  • … Expression 2d ed. , p.  47, n.  19 Mr Turner 2 Oct 1875 Charles Robert Darwin …

From G. W. Turner   15 December 1881

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Requests autograph.

Author:  George W Turner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 201: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13549

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  • … DAR 201: 40 George W Turner San Francisco 15 Dec 1881 Charles Robert Darwin …

Norton, Jane (1824–77)

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  • … Catherine Jane Norton 1824–77 Sister of Charles Eliot Norton. Turner 1999, pp. 28, 272. 21 …

From William Turner   3 January 1870

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On the development of the mammae and the glands of the skin. R. A. v. Kölliker and Carl von Langer are the authorities [See Descent 1: 209].

Author:  William Turner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 80: B158–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7088

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  • … DAR 80: B158–9 William Turner Edinburgh 3 Jan 1870 Charles Robert Darwin …

To Charles William Crocker   31 January [1864]

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Reminds CWC that he offered to give information with respect to his observations on hollyhocks. Wishes he could persuade CWC to undertake experiments on the fertility of some crosses between the most distinct varieties.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles William Crocker
Date:  31 Jan [1864]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection: FF8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3425

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  • … Correspondence vol.  11, letter to Charles Turner, [1 April – 16 June 1863? ] and n.  3). …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [21 October 1877]

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Hooker, just returned from U. S., says Pinus nordmanniana leaves are spread horizontally in the morning and rise during the day.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Oct 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 189
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11161

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  • … DAR 209.14: 189 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer unstated [21 Oct 1877] Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton Dyer   18 January 1878

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Sends quotations on Dionaea and Sarracenia. [See Insectivorous plants, 2d ed., pp. 243, 366.]

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1878
Classmark:  DAR 86: B16–17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11325

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  • … DAR 86: B16–17 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 18 Jan 1878 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   30 December 1878

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Sends specimens of Commelyna.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Dec 1878
Classmark:  DAR 178: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11811

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  • … DAR 178: 104 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 30 Dec 1878 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   10 August 1877

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Information on plants requested by CD.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Aug 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11100

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  • … DAR 178: 100 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 10 Aug 1877 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   25 August 1877

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CD’s curious observations on Trifolium resupinatum.

Describes a Maranta remarkable for its leaf asymmetry: its leaves are elliptical on one side and oblong on the other.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Aug 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11111

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  • … DAR 178: 101 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 25 Aug 1877 Charles Robert Darwin …

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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  • … DAR 209.8: 154 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 11 May 1878 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [27 June 1878]

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Name of plant: Colocasia antiquorum, Schott. = Caladium esculentum, Hort. Vent.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 June 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11571

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  • … DAR 209.14: 188 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew [27 June 1878] Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   16 July 1878

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Sends specimens.

Sensitive plants.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1878
Classmark:  DAR 178: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11612

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  • … DAR 178: 103 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 16 July 1878 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   22 April 1879

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Oliver says Oxalis colorata is O. floribunda.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.9: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12010

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  • … DAR 209.9: 111 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 22 Apr 1879 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   10 June 1879

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Sleep in Crotalaria.

Report of John Ball’s lecture to Geographical Society: Alpine flora is direct descendant of Palaeozoic flora ["On the origin of the flora of the European Alps", Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography 1: 564–88].

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.10: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12099

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  • … DAR 209.10: 85 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 10 June 1879 Charles Robert Darwin …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   31 October 1879

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Terminology for asexual gemmae of Lunularia vulgaris and comparison with Marchantia.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.3: 335
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12281

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From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   28 September 1875

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Reports on Schrankia aculeata in which pinna and pinnule are sensitive, but, unlike Mimosa pudica, rachis does not move.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Sept 1875
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10174

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  • … DAR 209.6: 208 William Turner Thiselton-Dyer Kew 28 Sept 1875 Charles Robert Darwin …
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