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DCP-LETT-1478

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Cancelled: draft of 1496.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [Apr 1852]
Classmark:  DAR 206: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1478

To J. D. Hooker   [April 1852]

Summary

Questions on variation in nature: taxa varying in one region but not another. Variation between vs within species. Rarity of variation in important organs within a species. G. R. Waterhouse’s views on variation in highly developed organs, which CD relates to variation in rudimentary organs.

Asks for cases of obligate self-fertilising plants.

[CD annotation proposes using the Steudel Nomenclator botanicus (1821–4) to determine if variable species occur in genera with many species.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [Apr 1852]
Classmark:  DAR 107: 66–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1496
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