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From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   25 August 1877

Summary

CD’s curious observations on Trifolium resupinatum.

Describes a Maranta remarkable for its leaf asymmetry: its leaves are elliptical on one side and oblong on the other.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Aug 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11111

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   31 August [1877]

Summary

Discusses plants to be sent to Kew.

Thanks for letter about Trifolium

and for R. I. Lynch’s observations on sleep of Erythrina.

Mentions letter from F. J. Cohn, dealing with discovery by Francis Darwin, that CD has had printed in Nature ["The contractile filaments of the teasel", Nature 16 (1877): 339; Collected papers 2: 205–7].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  31 Aug [1877]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 89–91)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11122

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   5 September [1877]

Summary

Has made out some of the functions of "bloom", which he outlines.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  5 Sept [1877]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 93–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11128

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   15 September [1877]

Summary

Wants a Euphorbia to test for leaf movements.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  15 Sept [1877]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, W. T., 1873–81: ff. 95–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11141

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   22 September 1877

Summary

Thanks for Euphorbia.

Asks for plants for "bloom" experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  22 Sept 1877
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 97–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11149

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   27 September [1877]

Summary

Thanks for Australian leaves for "bloom" experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  27 Sept [1877]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: f. 99)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11156

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [21 October 1877]

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Summary

Hooker, just returned from U. S., says Pinus nordmanniana leaves are spread horizontally in the morning and rise during the day.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Oct 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 189
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11161

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   7 October 1877

Summary

Wants seed with large cotyledons to test for sensitivity and movement.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  7 Oct 1877
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 101–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11171

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   11 October [1877]

Summary

Movements in cotyledons; outlines tracing technique. [A tracing of movements of red cabbage cotyledon enclosed.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  11 Oct [1877]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 103–5) (Image reproduced with the kind permission of the Board of Trustees)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11178
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