Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D. on [28 July – 10 Aug 1861]

Darwin, C. R.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Puzzled by function of orchids' rostellum. Orchids' pollen concentrated in two pollinia; hence one flower can fertilise only two others. This may explain precision of orchid pollination mechanisms.

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