Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 2 Nov 1862

Hooker, J. D.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Stupefied by Darwin's five forms of Lythrum. Asa Gray busy with Cypripedium. Hooker offers some to Darwin if he wants to challenge Gray. J. W. Dawson's review of Hooker's paper on Arctic plants. Louis Lucien Bonaparte's views on Basque and Finnish language [Langue basque et langues finnoises (1862)] suggest to Hooker that Basques are Finns left behind after the glacial period, like the Arctic plants!

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