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The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilized by insects.

by Charles Darwin

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchids -- Reproduction,
  • Pollination by insects

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFertilization of orchids.
    SeriesThe works of Charles Darwin ;, v. 17
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH365 .A1 1987 vol. 17, QK495.O64 .A1 1987 vol. 17
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2045469M
    ISBN 10081471806X
    LC Control Number88022493

    An exact Facsimile copy of the sought after first edition () of Darwin's work on orchids. His fascinating account of the contrivances by which the elaborate flowers of orchids are fertilized is the result of observations by the author in their place of growth along with numerous experiments he undertook at his home in Kent. The Varios Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects,, second edition 4. The Different Forms of Flowers, , second edition 5. The Power of Movement in plants, , second edition 6.

    On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing. London: J. Murray, First edition. [zoom] Watching insects move in and out of many different species of orchids led Darwin to an organized series of observations. History. Some of the first investigations on Coryanthes were published by Cruger in Charles Darwin describes his observations and experiments on some species of Coryanthes in his book The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects. However, Darwin thought it was the female bees that were doing the fertilizing, and it was almost years before the role of the male Clade: Tracheophytes.

      The first book was On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are Fertilized by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing, published by John Murray in The book contained the detailed observations that he thought necessary to support his theory of natural selection, focusing on the complex interplay between. READINGS ON CONTRIVANCES: Questions for Reading and Discussion panda’s thumb and the contrivances of orchids as your support, explain Gould’s point in using this *On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids Are Fertilized by Insects by Charles Darwin ().File Size: KB.


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RECORD: Darwin, C. On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing. London: John Murray. REVISION HISTORY: Scanned, OCRed and corrected by John van Wyhe ; further corrections RN5.

NOTE: See R. Freeman's bibliographical introduction. First ed. published in under title: On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects.

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A volume by Darwin the British naturalist who became famous for his theories of evolution and natural selection. InDarwin took a break from writing his book on animal domestication and went on holiday with his daughter, Henrietta, to Torquay on the Devon coast. Editions for The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids Are Fertilised by Insects: (paper), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 2.

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Charles Darwin. Appleton and Company, - Fertilization of plants - pages. 0 Reviews. First edition published under title: On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects "List of papers and books bearing on the fertilisation of the Orchideæ, which have been published since the appearance of th first edition of this work inarranged in chronological order": :   ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

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[Charles Darwin]. After reading a selection of letters about Darwin’s work with orchids and Chapter 1 of Darwin’s book On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, the students found it useful to learn about orchids in a more experiential environment.

Hence the book that appeared after the Origin was, to everyone s surprise, The Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects (). He showed that the orchid s beauty was not a piece of floral whimsy 'designed' by God to please humans but honed by selection to attract insect cross-pollinators.On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects: And on the Good Effects of Intercrossing.

Charles Darwin. John Page 1 - The object of the work is to show that the contrivances by which orchids are fertilized are as varied and almost as perfect as any of the most beautiful adaptations in the animal.FIRST EDITION OF DARWIN ON ORCHIDS. DARWIN, Charles.

On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids Are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing. London: John Murray, Octavo, original full plum cloth gilt. Housed in a custom clamshell box.