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Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin to J. D. Hooker   22 [August 1862]

Darwin, Charles Robert

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'><i>Lythrum</i>. Wants to examine fresh flowers of Lythraceae. <i>Lythrum salicaria</i> has interested him very much.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Microscopes.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Asks whether JDH can think of plants that have different coloured anthers or pollen in same flowers (as in <i>Melastoma</i>) or on same and in different plants as in <i>Lythrum</i>. Would be a safe guide to dimorphism.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Observation of action of pollen in <i>Linum grandiflorum</i>.</p>

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