Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 9 Mar 1844 : 8r
'Hooker, J. D.'
Thanks for information on Malden Island. Comments on its plants and their relationship to the Galapagos flora. Discusses the flora of Oceania. Gives his opinion on the extent of the uniformity in species and forms amongst South Sea Islands. Large genera are more widely diffused and have a larger proportion of species with wide ranges. Seeks advice on expense of preparing plates for Flora Antarctica.