Botanical and geological notes and drafts, 1840s-1860s
Scope and Contents
These volumes comprise Darwin's notes and drafts on a range of botanical, geological and zoological subjects, including arrowworms and Lythrum salicaria [purple loosestrife]. Comprises: DAR 27.1: fertilisation of flowers, draft papers; seed-soaking experiments, draft paper and notes; geological notes (1842?); DAR 27.2: Lythrum salicaria paper, draft and notes
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