RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Oxalis enneaphylla. CUL-DAR209.14.87. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 7.2023. 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 volume CUL-DAR209.14 contains material for Darwin's book Movement in plants (1880).


Sleep of Plants

Oxalis Enneaphylla. does not sleep. — bloom? (N.B O. Bowii with large fleshy leaves not silvery in water does not sleep.

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