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To Daniel Oliver   14 October 1874

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Thanks him for specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  14 Oct 1874
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.452)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9679

To Daniel Oliver   19 October [1874]

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Returns insectivorous plants to Kew, with questions about their range. Most species seem to have remarkably confined ranges.

Asks for a Bengal Aldrovanda leaf so that he can see whether it differs from the German species.

Roridula interested him extremely.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  19 Oct [1874]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection, MS.84.2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9686

To Daniel Oliver   18 December 1874

Summary

Asks four favours: sort out confusion about the name Byblis gigantea or grandiflora; can he see dried specimens of Genlisea ornata; is there a more recent list of Drosera spp. than Steudel 1841; are there at Kew any dried specimens of Utricularia montana collected from the plant’s native haunts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  18 Dec 1874
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9763F

From Daniel Oliver   12 October 1874

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Sends specimens of Byblis, Roridula, and Utricularia for CD’s examination.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9675

From Daniel Oliver   20 October 1874

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Sends information about Indian and Australian species of Aldrovanda, Roridula, and Byblis.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 106–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9689

From Daniel Oliver   19 December 1874

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Sends Utricularia montana and Byblis species.

Drosera census numbers 100 species.

Genlisea distinguished from Utricularia.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 112–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9765

From Daniel Oliver   24 December 1874

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Sends capsules with results from Genlisea specimens and fragments of Polypompholyx.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9778
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