Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D. on 15 [May 1862]

Darwin, C. R.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Yellow anthers of Heterocentron produce on the same plant thrice as many seeds as the crimson anthers. Crimson anther seeds produce dwarf plants, others rise high up. Monochaetum ensiferum facts are still more strange. Wants to investigate the case, and asks for a plant of the Melastomataceae just before flowering. Has Hooker a Rhododendron boothii from Bhutan with pistil bent the wrong way?


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