Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from J. D. Hooker to C. R. Darwin   16 September 1864

Hooker, Joseph Dalton

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Rejoices that CD is beginning "the book of books", <i>Variation</i>.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Suggests that changes in colour of pollen, stigma, and corolla, as Scott reports in his <i>Primula</i> paper, may be related to changes in the insects required for pollination.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Supports Gärtner translation by Ray Society.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Comments on recent addresses by Lyell [<i>Rep. BAAS</i> 34 (1864): lx–lxxv], Bentham [<i>Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond.</i> 8 (1864): ix–xxiii], and Murchison [<i>Rep. BAAS</i> 34 (1864): 130–6].</p>

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