RECORD: Darwin, C. R. & Emma Darwin. 1864.06.03. After Nissolia add that almost the only species in the large species of Vicia. CUL-DAR157.2.89. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 5.2023. RN1

NOTE: See record in the Darwin Online manuscript catalogue, enter its Identifier here. Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.

The volumes CUL-DAR157.1-2 contain notes, abstracts etc. for Darwin's long paper and later book Climbing plants (1865). It was also commercially available as a softbound offprint, F834, F834a. See R. B. Freeman's bibliographical introduction. Items CUL-DAR157.11-60 were in a folder marked "Twiners". Items CUL-DAR157.61-112 were in a folder marked "Leaf-climbers" and items CUL-DAR157.114-147 were in a folder marked "Tendrils". Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


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June 3 1864 (Bean) After Nissolia add that almost the only species in the large species of Vicia which as not tendrils is V. faba. In this between terminal leaflets where t. ought to stand there is a filament rather above 1/3 of in inch long, which clearly seems a rudiment of a t. It tapers to fine point, is slightly bowed downwards, is variable in shape being almost cylindrical or flattened or deeply furrowed on upper surface near base sometimes membranous & expanded with black nectar secreting gland as on stipules. is not sensitive

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Upper rudiments foliaceous & these have glands even when lower ones have not. — Nepenthes.


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