Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D. on 26 July [1862]

Darwin, C. R.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Illness of his son [Leonard]. Has done no work for weeks. Hooker's hybrid orchids are interesting; Darwin is surprised many hybrids are not produced. George [Darwin] caught a moth sucking Gymnadenia conopsea with a pollen-mass of Habenaria bifolia sticking to it.

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