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Darwin Correspondence Project

To S. H. Vines   4 November 1881

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Summary

Thanks SHV for his letter [13455] in answer to his questions about the action of ammonium carbonate on the root cells of Euphorbia peplus. Suggests further observations.

Has read J. Sachs [Textbook of botany, English translation (1875)] and H. A. De Bary [Vergleichende Anatomie (1877)] on milk-tubes. He believes that tubes he has observed in germinating roots of Euphorbia myrsinites are modified milk tubes. Will send a paper on the subject to the Linnean Society.

Summary

Thanks SHV for his letter [13455] in answer to his questions about the action of ammonium carbonate on the root cells of Euphorbia peplus. Suggests further observations.

Has read J. Sachs [Textbook of botany, English translation (1875)] and H. A. De Bary [Vergleichende Anatomie (1877)] on milk-tubes. He believes that tubes he has observed in germinating roots of Euphorbia myrsinites are modified milk tubes. Will send a paper on the subject to the Linnean Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13459A
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Sydney Howard Vines
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 185: 76
Physical description
4pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13459A,” accessed on 26 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-13459A.xml

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