Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D. on 26 Oct [1873]

Darwin, C. R.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Extremely glad to hear of the aggregation in Nepenthes glands. Advises on experimenting with cubes of albumen – gives sizes, also suggests cubes of roast meat. Thanks for analyses of secretion of Nepenthes. Asks for cutting of Acacia farnesiana. Longs to examine a species of Desmodium with three leaflets. Has asked Frank [Darwin] to look for species of Desmodium with tendrils.

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