Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 7 Nov 1877

Hooker, J. D.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Sent rare cycad seeds for Darwin's cotyledon study. Welwitschia seed germinated at Kew had ordinary cotyledons. Hooker thinks mature Welwitschia leaves are original cotyledons.

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