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From M. T. Masters   [13 December 1877]

From the Editors, Gardeners’ Chronicle Office, | 41, Wellington Street, Strand, W. C.

187

Cotyledon (§ Echveria) Stolonifera

J Baker1

M. T. M.

CD annotations

Top of letter: ‘This is the so-called Greenhouse sedum’ pencil2

Footnotes

Masters told CD that he would ask John Gilbert Baker to confirm the identification of a specimen that CD had sent; Masters followed Baker in regarding Echeveria as a subgenus of Cotyledon (see letter from M. T. Masters, [before 13 December 1877] and nn. 3 and 4). Echeveria stolonifera is the name CD used when referring to this species in Movement in plants, p. 237.
Sedum is another genus in the family Crassulaceae.

Bibliography

Movement in plants: The power of movement in plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880.

Summary

Sends the name of a plant: Cotyledon stolonifera.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11279
From
Maxwell Tylden Masters
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Gardeners’ Chronicle
Postmark
DE 13 77
Source of text
DAR 68: 6
Physical description
ApcS

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11279,” accessed on 23 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11279.xml

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