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To T. F. Cheeseman   9 September [1873]


Thanks TFC for his extremely interesting paper ["On the fertilisation of the New Zealand species of Pterostyles", Trans. & Proc. N. Z. Inst. 5 (1872): 352–7]. Has no doubt his explanation [of the fertilisation mechanism] is correct. The case is analogous to that of the Cypripedium though TFC’s case is much more curious.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Frederick Cheeseman
Date:  9 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  Auckland War Memorial Museum Library Tāmaki Paenga Hira (T. F. Cheeseman Papers MS-58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9048

From T. F. Cheeseman   27 June 1873


Sends his paper on fertilisation of the New Zealand species of the orchid Pterostylis [Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 4 (1871): 270–84].

Author:  Thomas Frederick Cheeseman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 June 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8955
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