RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Jussieu in Memoires du Museum (Paris), vol. 12. CUL-DAR73.31. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe 3.2014. RN1

NOTE: Reference: Jussieu, Adrien de. 1825. Memoire sur le groupe des Rutacées. Memoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 12: 384-542.

Reproduced with the permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Tom. XII. Ad. Jussieu sur le Groupe des Rutacées.

p. 390. Amongst the Diosmées, one section is found in Equatorial America, another in N. Holland, allied "a la precedente (group) par des genres originaires des iles de l'ocean pacifique. — (p. 415 it is New Zealand). gives this as instance of affinities & ranges going together. — So Agassiz did. — — p. 393 affinities cannot be expressed on a plane surface, but organic beings must be placed like the stars in open space, so as to delineate their affinities. —

It is truly remarkable that affinities of[illeg]animals shd be relative to space (independently of adaptation) & likewise to Time. —


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