RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Saint-Hilaire, Mirbel, Ajasson, Decandolle in Memoires du Museum (Paris), vols. 13, 14, 16, 17. CUL-DAR73.33. Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/).

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

NOTE: References:

Saint-Hilaire, Aug. de. 1827. Memoire sur le genre Tozzia. Memoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 13: 94-116.

Mirbel, M. 1827. Recherches sur la distribution geographique des vegetaux phanerogames de l'Ancien Monde. Memoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 14: 349-474.

Ajasson de Grandsagne, J. B. S. F. 1828. Traduction inedite des tribus mongoles de Pallas, et d'un voyage de B. Bergmann chez les Kalmouks. Memoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 16: 431-460.

De Candolle, A. P. 1828. Revue de la famille des Cactées. Memoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 17: 1-119.

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


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Tom. XIV. Memoire sur le genre Tozzia. Aug. de St. Hilaire. p. 98.

"Comme tant d'autres observations, celle-ci prouve qu'on doit étudier le fruit dans les ovaires.

In fact plants show characters best anembryoniccondition. — Whether this can be called embryonic I know not, but it is an analogous class of plants. —

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Mirbel compares the world to the great snow-capped mountains base to base; might bring this in when discussing Forbes view. —

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Vol. XV. nothing

Vol. XVI p. 456. The Mongolian horses amble without being taught.

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Vol. XVII. Revue de la Famille des Cactées. De Candolle. p.88. — Each district of S. America has its own distinct species of this American family.

 


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